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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In helically coiled, anisostrophic gastropods, paired muscle attachment scars are reported in adult shells in several Palaeozoic platyceratoideans and rarely in pleurotomarioideans, but at the present day they are also present in some extant vetigastropods, neritomorphans, patellogastropods and a few caengastropods (Fretter & Graham 1994; Ponder & Lindberg 1997).
Black jewfish are now better protected under new rules that apply to commercial and recreational fishers, and the take of gastropods and bivalve molluscs has been completely banned in Moreton Bay to protect sustainability.
lurida, unidentified bivalve veligers from the plankton, veligers of the gastropods C.
Intermediate hosts of trematodes are freshwater gastropods (Caminade et al., 2015; Canete et al., 2004; Caron et al., 2014; El-Shazly et al., 2012; Gorokhov et al., 2010; Khoramian et al., 2014; Lopez et al., 2012; Novobilsky et al., 2013; Rondelaud et al., 2015; Stadnichenko, 2006).
In a similar way to the Bivalvia, gastropods usually produce an external protective shell made from calcium carbonate; exceptions are seen in species of Opisthobranchia where the shell is reduced, internal, or absent (Fretter & Graham 1994).
Gastropods, Bivalves, Cephalopods and Polyplacophora are the major four classes, which include snails, clams, scallops, oysters, cuttlefish, and octopus (1).
To better understand molluscan prey selection, 277 shells were collected and examined from three collection sites along the Texas Upper Gulf Coast on the Bolivar Peninsula (29[degrees] 40'N, 94[degrees] 90'W) to test the hypothesis that drilling gastropods exhibit prey selection.
Transmission involves a complex life cycle in which first-stage larvae are released to the external environment on deer faeces, and infect and develop in terrestrial gastropods which are subsequently ingested by cervids.
In the present study, survey of marine gastropods for biodiversity was done along three substations; Sheva creek, Peerwadi coast and Dharamtar creek of Uran (Raigad), Navi Mumbai, west coast of India.
The faunal assemblages encountered include gastropods, ostracods, pelecypods, echinoderms, milliolids, algae, sponge spicules and bioclastic debris.
Therefore, the present study aims to document the distribution of gastropods and bivalves along the Tarut coast, Arabian Gulf, Saudi Arabia.
Slugs usually hibernate during the cold months but temperatures have been too high - meaning that the gastropods have been able to reproduce all winter.