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  • noun zoology Any member of the Ellobiidae.

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Examples

  • Taken together, these and other pieces of evidence unequivocally demonstrate that ellobiid snails evolved from marine ancestors.

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  • One ellobiid snail that I wrote about was Melampus bullaoides.

    An operculate snail far from the sea: Hendersonia occulta

  • Like their more terrestrial distant relatives, ellobiid snails have lungs and are hermaphrodites, but unlike the former, they have their eyes not at the tips but at the bases of their tentacles.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • One ellobiid snail that I wrote about was Melampus bullaoides.

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