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Mactroidea is a superfamily of mussels. There are 257 species of Mactroidea, in 51 genera and 4 families. This superfamily has been around since the upper triassic epoch. It includes groups like Mesodesmatidae, Anatinellidae, and Cardiliidae. Dead Mactroidea form shallow marine sediments. 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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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Mactroidea. View this species on GBIF