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Common Egg Cowrie

Ovula ovum (Linnaeus 1758)

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Ovula ovum (Common Egg Cowrie) is a species of Gastropoda in the family false cowries. Common Egg Cowrie form shallow marine sediments. It is a sessile prey feeder. Individuals can grow to 31.7 g. Common Egg Cowrie has sexual reproduction.

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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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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of common egg cowrie. View this species on GBIF