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Coat Of Mail Chiton

Leptochiton asellus (Gmelin 1791)

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Leptochiton asellus (Coat Of Mail Chiton) is a species of molluscs in the family Leptochitonidae. Dead Coat Of Mail Chiton form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 19 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They are facultatively mobile animals.

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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 24 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of coat-of-mail chiton. View this species on GBIF