Helix pomatia

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Noun1.Helix pomatia - one of the chief edible snailsHelix pomatia - one of the chief edible snails  
snail - freshwater or marine or terrestrial gastropod mollusk usually having an external enclosing spiral shell
genus Helix, Helix - type genus of the family Helicidae
escargot, snail - edible terrestrial snail usually served in the shell with a sauce of melted butter and garlic
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And I found that several species did in this state withstand uninjured an immersion in sea-water during seven days: one of these shells was the Helix pomatia, and after it had again hybernated I put it in sea-water for twenty days, and it perfectly recovered.
The impact of diet treatment on reproduction and thermophysiological processes in the land snails Cornu aspersum and Helix pomatia.
Contract notice: Assessment service population abundance and distribution of snail helix pomatia on the wielkopolska region.
Flistological techniques available 100 years ago were used to describe pedal sole nerves in Umax agrestis and Helix pomatia (Biedermann, 1906; Schmalz, 1914; cited in Bullock and Horridge, 1965).
Although the French have elevated helix pomatia, their preferred snail species, to a level of great gastronomic sophistication and reverence, Massachusetts escargots (lunatia heros) can prove an excitingly delicious and much less costly treat.
In other molluscs, including Helix pomatia (Hernadi 1994), Lymnaea stagnalis (Hatakeyama & Ito 2000), Haliotis aspersa (Ierusalimsky & Balaban 2001), and Aplysia californica (Jing et al.
Better still, a slither of fattened-up helix pomatia (edible snail to you) will fetch a farmer more than the loss-making 26p a litre supermarkets will pay him for the white stuff
when they were cruelly assaulted by jets of allium sativum-enhanced dairy condiments propelled from deceased pulmonate gastropod mollusks, quite likely the helix pomatia variety.
Diners can experience the prize Helix Pomatia in a variety of ways - covered in rich garlic butter, diced with tomato and chilli, smothered in melted Reblochon cheese or topped with ham.
Isolation and characterization of cultivable fermentative bacteria from the intestine of two edible snails, Helix pomatia and Cornu aspersum (Gastropoda: Pulmonata).
To answer these questions we chose to study the visual system of the mollusk Helix pomatia L.