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Antalis vulgaris (da Costa 1778)

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Antalis vulgaris is a species of molluscs in the family Dentaliidae. They are upward conveyors. Individuals can grow to 60 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They are facultatively mobile animals.

  • URI: http://polytraits.lifewatchgreece.eu/terms/RW_UC
  • Definition: Upward conveyors are vertically oriented species that typically feed head-down at depth in the sediment. Vertically oriented head-down feeders actively select and ingest particles at the deeper sediments and egest these non-locally as faeces in the sediment surface
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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 Antalis vulgaris (da Costa 1778). View this species on GBIF