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Thyasira is a genus of mussels in the family Thyasiridae. Thyasira form shallow marine sediments. They are downward conveyors. They have sexual reproduction. Thyasira are facultatively mobile animals.

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  • URI: http://polytraits.lifewatchgreece.eu/terms/RW_DC
  • Definition: Downward conveyors exhibit a feeding strategy opposite to that of upward conveyors. Vertically oriented head-up feeders actively select and ingest particles at the surface and egest these non-locally as faeces in deeper sediment strata
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  • 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.
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EOL has data for 18 attributes, including:

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