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- proper n. A taxonomic class within the phylum Mollusca — the gastropods or univalves.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. One of the classes of Mollusca, of great extent. It includes most of the marine spiral shells, and the land and fresh-water snails. They generally creep by means of a flat, muscular disk, or foot, on the ventral side of the body. The head usually bears one or two pairs of tentacles. See mollusca.
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- n. snails and slugs and their relatives
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The word Gastropoda is a combination of two Latin words that translate to mean "stomach" and "foot".
She doesn't yet have a name for the creature, but we have already determined that it's in the family Knittedae, superfamily Craftoidea, class Woolapoda, a sister group of the Gastropoda.
I think the only info it can access on the topic of snails is the basic classification as Gastropoda and that's it.
Radiation of crenobiontic gastropods on an ancient continental island: The Hemistomia-clade in New Caledonia (Gastropoda: Hydrobiidae).
This species is notable for a hinged operculate flap attached to the main shell, a unique feature among the Gastropoda.
Egg structure of some vertiginid species Gastropoda: Pulmonata: Vertiginidae.
A review of the rissoiform gastropods of southwestern South America (Mollusca, Gastropoda) (Contributions in science) by W. F Ponder
The Gastropoda (snails) include the largest number of species comprising over three quarters of species in this phylum.
Reproductive isolation between two Albinaria species in a contact zone Gastropoda: Clauisliidae.
The significance of passive transport for dispersal in terrestrial snails Gastropoda, Pulmonata.