phylum Mollusca

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Noun1.phylum Mollusca - gastropodsphylum Mollusca - gastropods; bivalves; cephalopods; chitons
animal kingdom, Animalia, kingdom Animalia - taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct animals
mollusc, mollusk, shellfish - invertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell
class Scaphopoda, Scaphopoda - small class of bilaterally symmetrical marine forms comprising the tooth shells
class Gasteropoda, class Gastropoda, Gasteropoda, Gastropoda - snails and slugs and their relatives
class Polyplacophora, Polyplacophora - small class of marine mollusks comprising the chitons; sometimes considered an order of the subclass Amphineura
Cephalopoda, class Cephalopoda - octopuses; squids; cuttlefish; pearly nautilus
phylum - (biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants; contains classes
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Referring to organ, an ovotestis or syngonic is becoming an increasingly common feature in the reproductive anatomy on invertebrates (Davison, 2006), which occurs in a wide range of taxa, but mainly to Phylum Mollusca (ubiquitous), Arthropoda (rare) and in lesser degree to Echinodermata (almost absent, even more absent to echinoids) (Ghiselin, 1969; Hoagland, 1978, 1984; Allsop and West, 2004; Ford et al., 2008).
Gastropoda is the largest class concerning diversity within the phylum Mollusca, with over 100 thousand species described, representing about 80% of all known mollusk species (HASZPRUNAR et al., 2008).
The Cephalopod group of organisms (squids, cuttlefish, Octopuses) belongs to phylum Mollusca and has cosmopolitan distribution (Norman, 2000).
Later sections cover protozoa to tardigrade, phylum Mollusca, phylum Annelida, and phylum Athropoda.
El total de taxa identificados en el Centro 1 fue de 105; 44 de estos taxa correspondieron al Phylum Annelida/ Clase Polychaeta, 28 al Phylum Arthropoda, 9 al Phylum Echinodermata, 20 al Phylum Mollusca, 1 al Phylum Nematoda, 1 al Phylum Nemertea, 1 al Phylum Platyelminthes y 1 al Phylum Priapula.