Fossarus cumingii (Adams, 1855)
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Family:  Planaxidae ()
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Environment:  benthic; marine
Distribution:  Southeast Pacific: Easter Island.
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Biology:  Inhabits supratidal to littoral zone (tidepools) in rocks and sand (Ref. 99620). Members of the order Neotaenioglossa are mostly gonochoric and broadcast spawners. Life cycle: Embryos develop into planktonic trocophore larvae and later into juvenile veligers before becoming fully grown adults (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 27.09.13

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