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Leptothecata Cornelius 1992

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Leptothecata is an order of cnidarians. There are 2216 species of Leptothecata, in 211 genera and 42 families. This order has been around since the santonian age. It includes groups like Malagazziidae, Aequoreidae, and Staurothecidae. They are carnivores. They have asexual reproduction. They are sessile animals.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019954
  • Definition: Capable of the biological process in which new individuals are produced by either a single cell or a group of cells, in the absence of any sexual process.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Leptothecata Cornelius 1992. View this species on GBIF