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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In Crustacea, same as Podophthalmia.
  • In conchology, a division of rostriferous gastropods, having eyes at the ends of cylindrical peduncles which are separated from and at the outer edges of the long subulate tentacles. It includes the family Ampullariidæ.
  • [Used as a sing.] A genus of spiders, type of the Podophthalmidæ.


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