Fissidentalium platypleurum (Tomlin, 1931)
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Family:  Dentaliidae ()
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Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 46 - 46 m
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: South Africa.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Depth based from holotype (Ref. 1821); to be replaced with a better reference. Members of the class Scaphopoda are gonochoric. Fertilization occurs in the mantle cavity. Life cycle: Eggs hatch into free-swimming lecithotrophic trochophore larvae, succeeded by shelled veligers (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Conejar - Espedido, Jeniffer - 07.12.06
Modified by: Polido, Rubyann Robelle - 11.10.18

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