Gastropoda

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Noun1.Gastropoda - snails and slugs and their relativesGastropoda - snails and slugs and their relatives
Mollusca, phylum Mollusca - gastropods; bivalves; cephalopods; chitons
gastropod, univalve - a class of mollusks typically having a one-piece coiled shell and flattened muscular foot with a head bearing stalked eyes
family Strombidae, Strombidae - the family of conchs
limpet - any of various usually marine gastropods with low conical shells; found clinging to rocks in littoral areas
family Patellidae, Patellidae - marine limpets
Ancylidae, family Ancylidae - freshwater gastropod
Opisthobranchia, subclass Opisthobranchia - gastropods having the gills when present posterior to the heart and having no operculum: includes sea slugs; sea butterflies; sea hares
Akeridae, family Akeridae - bubble shells
order Pulmonata, Pulmonata - large order of gastropods usually breathing by means of a lung-like sac comprising most land snails and slugs and many freshwater snails
order Pectinibranchia, Pectinibranchia - large order of gastropods comprising univalve mollusks that have a single gill resembling a comb
Amphineura, subclass Amphineura - a class of Gastropoda
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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Gastropods (slugs and snails) crawling over the droppings take in larvae, which become infective within three to four months while living inside the gastropod.
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ABSTRACT Naticid gastropods provide a highly tractable system for exploring ontogenetic changes in diet because the telltale boreholes they leave behind in their hard-shell molluscan prey can be linked reliably to naticid size.
Many studies have focused on the impact that these gastropods have on primary producers.
Jim Corgan's contributions to his beloved pyrami-dellid gastropods were immortalized with two species named in his honor.
On the surface I have found common fossils of clams, gastropods, shrimp tunnels and tube worms.
Inventory and structure of terrestrial gastropods in different sites:
tenuis includes white-tailed deer as the definitive host and terrestrial gastropods as intermediate hosts (Lankester and Anderson 1968).
Four shellfish composite samples (bivalves, crustaceans, gastropods, cephalopods) were prepared to reduce the number of samples without modification of data precision (WHO, 1985).
Zagat Review: 'A hidden gem', this Naples bistro does 'excellent' renditions of 'classic French' fare, w/ a 'delicious' 'variety' of the namesake gastropods in a 'quaint, quiet', 'romantic setting' overseen by 'friendly' owners; regulars advise 'book way in advance during the season', 'save room' for a souffle and be prepared for an 'expensive' check (it's 'worth it') Nothing more needs to be said -$$$ Maker.
Now I Know a slug doesn't sound quite as appetising as a snail which carries its home upon its bacK but they are both gastropods and leave the same slimy trail.
People can be very inventive when it comes to keeping gastropods at bay.