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Headshield Slugs

Cephalaspidea P. Fischer 1883

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Cephalaspidea (Headshield Slugs) is an order of snails. There are 800 species of Headshield Slugs, in 91 genera and 22 families. This order has been around since the bathonian age. Dead Headshield Slugs form shallow marine sediments. They are omnivores. They have 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 Headshield slugs. View this species on GBIF