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Index Hypsogastropoda

Hypsogastropoda is a clade containing marine gastropods within the clade Caenogastropoda. [1]

12 relations: Caenogastropoda, Clade, David R. Lindberg, Gastropoda, Informal group (taxonomy), Littorinimorpha, Nassariidae, Nassarius tiarula, Neogastropoda, Ocean, Ptenoglossa, Winston Ponder.


Caenogastropoda (from Ancient Greek caeno- meaning "recent") is a taxonomic clade, a large diverse group which are mostly sea snails and other marine gastropod mollusks, but also includes some freshwater snails and some land snails.

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A clade (from κλάδος, klados, "branch"), also known as monophyletic group, is a group of organisms that consists of a common ancestor and all its lineal descendants, and represents a single "branch" on the "tree of life".

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David R. Lindberg

David R. Lindberg (1948, U.S.A.) is an American malacologist and professor of integrative biology at the University of California, Berkeley.

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The gastropods, more commonly known as snails and slugs, belong to a large taxonomic class of invertebrates within the phylum Mollusca, called Gastropoda.

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Informal group (taxonomy)

In taxonomy, an informal group is not a well defined taxonomic rank.

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Littorinimorpha is a large clade of snails, gastropods, consisting primarily of sea snails (marine species), and also in addition some freshwater snails (aquatic species) and land snails (terrestrial species).

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The Nassariidae, Nassa mud snails (USA), or dog whelks (UK), are a taxonomic family of small to medium-sized sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the clade Neogastropoda.

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Nassarius tiarula

Nassarius tiarula, common name the western mud nassa, is a species of small sea snail with gills and an operculum, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Nassariidae, the nassa mud snails or dog whelks.

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Neogastropoda is a clade of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks.

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An ocean (the sea of classical antiquity) is a body of saline water that composes much of a planet's hydrosphere.

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The Ptenoglossa is an informal taxonomic group of sea snails.

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Winston Ponder

Winston F. Ponder (born 1941) is a noted malacologist from New Zealand who has named and described many marine and freshwater animals, especially micromolluscs.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hypsogastropoda

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