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Lyre Cockle

Lyrocardium lyratum (G. B. Sowerby II 1840)

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Lyrocardium lyratum (Lyre Cockle) is a species of mussels in the family Cardiidae. They are native to Zululand. Dead Lyre Cockle form shallow marine sediments. They are surficial modifiers. Individuals can grow to 33.1 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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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of lyre cockle. View this species on GBIF