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Afrocardium exochum (Melvill ex Melvill & Standen 1907)

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Afrocardium exochum is a species of mussels in the family Cardiidae. They are native to Natal. Dead Afrocardium exochum form shallow marine sediments. They are surficial modifiers. 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 26 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Afrocardium exochum (Melvill ex Melvill & Standen 1907). View this species on GBIF