dcsimg
Life » » Animals » » Molluscs » Mussels »

Elliptical Astarte

Astarte elliptica (T. Brown 1827)

Astarte elliptica (Elliptical Astarte) is a species of mussels in the family astartes. Dead Elliptical Astarte form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 27.3 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They are facultatively mobile animals.

show all records
show all records
  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
show all records
show all records

EOL has data for 29 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of elliptical astarte. View this species on GBIF