from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A gastropod of the family Limnæidæ, and especially of the genus Limnæa, as L. stagnalis.
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To fulfil the Academy's requirements, Lereboullet continued his work, and in 1861-63 he published a series of elaborate monographs  on the embryology of the trout, the lizard and the pond-snail _Lymnæa_, and rounded off his work with a full discussion  of the theoretical questions involved.
One species of _Limnophilus_ uses small but entire leaves; another, the shells of the pond-snail _Planorbis_; another, pieces of stick arranged transversely with reference to the long axis of the tube.
But we find a precisely similar palingenetic form of embryonic development in the case of many of the invertebrate animals, as, for instance, the remarkable ascidia, the pond-snail (Limnaeus), and arrow-worm
To several of the bones, for instance, there adhered the dried egg-clusters of the common pond-snail, and in one of the hollows of the right shoulder-blade (the