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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In De Blainville's classification (1825), the first of three families of his Pulmobranchiata, containing pulmonate gastropods of the genera Limnæa, Physa, and Planorbis in a broad sense; the pond-snails, now divided into two families, Limnæidæ and Physidæ.

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