80 relations: Abalone, Acochlidiacea, Aeolidida, Anaspidea, Architaenioglossa, Arminoidea, Basommatophora, Beach, Bivalvia, Buccinum undatum, Busycon, Button, Caenogastropoda, Cephalaspidea, Clade, Cladobranchia, Cladogram, Cocculinoidea, Columella (gastropod), Common name, Common periwinkle, Conch, Cycloneritimorpha, Cylindrobulla, Dexiarchia, Doridoxidae, Elasmognatha, Emphasis (typography), Euctenidiacea, Eupulmonata, Fossil, Freshwater snail, Gastropod shell, Gastropoda, Gill, Hermit crab, Heterobranchia, Hypsogastropoda, Intertidal zone, Juliidae, Land snail, Limpet, Littorinimorpha, Lower Heterobranchia, Nacre, Neogastropoda, Neritidae, Neritimorpha, Nudibranch, Nudipleura, ..., Ocean, Operculum (gastropod), Opisthobranchia, Orthurethra, Patellogastropoda, Pleurobranchidae, Ptenoglossa, Pulmonata, Sacoglossa, Sea angel, Sea butterfly, Sea slug, Seashell, Seawater, Sigmurethra, Siphonariidae, Slug, Snail, Sorbeoconcha, Stylommatophora, Syrinx aruanus, Systellommatophora, Taxonomy of the Gastropoda (Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005), Terrestrial mollusc, Trimusculus, Tritonioidea, Truncatella (gastropod), Umbraculoidea, Vetigastropoda, Whelk. Expand index (30 more) » « Shrink index
Abalone (or; via Spanish abulón, from Rumsen aulón) is a common name for any of a group of small to very large sea snails, marine gastropod molluscs in the family Haliotidae.
Acochlidiacea, common name acochlidians, are a taxonomic clade of very unusual sea snails and sea and freshwater slugs, aquatic gastropod mollusks within the large clade Heterobranchia.
The Aeolidida is a taxonomic clade of sea slugs, specifically aeolid nudibranchs, marine gastropod molluscs in the clade Cladobranchia.
The clade Anaspidea, commonly known as sea hares (Aplysia species and related genera), are medium-sized to very large opisthobranch gastropod molluscs with a soft internal shell made of protein.
Architaenioglossa is a taxonomic group of snails which have gills and often an operculum.
Arminoidea is a superfamily of small sea slugs, marine gastropod molluscs in the clade Nudibranchia.
Basommatophora was a term that was previously used as a taxonomic informal group, a group of snails within the informal group Pulmonata, the air-breathing slugs and snails.
A beach is a landform alongside a body of water which consists of loose particles.
Bivalvia, in previous centuries referred to as the Lamellibranchiata and Pelecypoda, is a class of marine and freshwater molluscs that have laterally compressed bodies enclosed by a shell consisting of two hinged parts.
Buccinum undatum, the common whelk or the waved buccinum, is a large, edible marine gastropod in the family Buccinidae, the "true whelks".
Busycon is a genus of very large edible sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Busyconidae.
In modern clothing and fashion design, a button is a small fastener, now most commonly made of plastic, but also frequently made of metal, wood or seashell, which secures two pieces of fabric together.
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.
The clade Cephalaspidea, also known as the headshield slugs and bubble snails, is a major taxon of sea slugs and bubble snails, marine gastropod mollusks within the larger clade Euopisthobranchia.
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".
The Cladobranchia are a taxonomic clade of nudibranchs, sea slugs, marine gastropod molluscs in the clade Dexiarchia.
A cladogram (from Greek clados "branch" and gramma "character") is a diagram used in cladistics to show relations among organisms.
The Cocculinoidea is a superfamily of deepwater limpets (marine gastropods), the only superfamily in the clade Cocculiniformia, one of the main clades of gastropods according to the taxonomy as set up by (Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005).
The columella (meaning "little column") or (in older texts) pillar is a central anatomical feature of a coiled snail shell, a gastropod shell.
In biology, a common name of a taxon or organism (also known as a vernacular name, English name, colloquial name, trivial name, trivial epithet, country name, popular name, or farmer's name) is a name that is based on the normal language of everyday life; this kind of name is often contrasted with the scientific name for the same organism, which is Latinized.
The common periwinkle or winkle (Littorina littorea) is a species of small edible whelk or sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc that has gills and an operculum, and is classified within the family Littorinidae, the periwinkles.
Conch is a common name that is applied to a number of different medium to large-sized shells.
Cycloneritimorpha (nerites and false-limpets) is a clade of land snails, freshwater snails, and sea snails.
Cylindrobulla is a genus of sea snails or bubble snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the clade Sacoglossa.
The Dexiarchia are a suborder of sea slugs, shell-less marine gastropod molluscs in the order Nudibranchia.
Doridoxidae, commonly known as doridoxid nudibranchs, are a small, enigmatic taxonomic family of shell-less sea slugs, marine gastropod molluscs in the clade Nudibranchia within the clade Dexiarchia.
Elasmognatha is a taxonomic grouping, a clade, of air-breathing land snails and slugs, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod molluscs.
In typography, emphasis is the strengthening of words in a text with a font in a different style from the rest of the text, to highlight them.
The Euctenidiacea, common name dorid nudibranchs, are a taxonomic suborder of sea snails or slugs, marine gastropod molluscs in the order Nudibranchia.
Eupulmonata is a taxonomic clade of air-breathing snails.
A fossil (from Classical Latin fossilis; literally, "obtained by digging") is any preserved remains, impression, or trace of any once-living thing from a past geological age.
Freshwater snails are gastropod mollusks which live in freshwater.
The gastropod shell is part of the body of a gastropod or snail, a kind of mollusc.
The gastropods, more commonly known as snails and slugs, belong to a large taxonomic class of invertebrates within the phylum Mollusca, called Gastropoda.
A gill is a respiratory organ found in many aquatic organisms that extracts dissolved oxygen from water and excretes carbon dioxide.
Hermit crabs are decapod crustaceans of the superfamily Paguroidea.
Heterobranchia, the heterobranchs (meaning "different-gilled snails"), is a taxonomic clade of snails and slugs, which includes marine, aquatic and terrestrial gastropod mollusks.
Hypsogastropoda is a clade containing marine gastropods within the clade Caenogastropoda.
The intertidal zone, also known as the foreshore and seashore and sometimes referred to as the littoral zone, is the area that is above water at low tide and under water at high tide (in other words, the area between tide marks).
Juliidae, common name the bivalved gastropods, is a family of minute sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks or micromollusks in the superfamily Oxynooidea, an opisthobranch group.
A land snail is any of the numerous species of snail that live on land, as opposed to sea snails and freshwater snails.
Limpets are aquatic snails with a shell that is broadly conical in shape and a strong, muscular foot.
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).
Lower Heterobranchia, also known as the Allogastropoda, is a group of rather specialized, highly evolved sea slugs and sea snails, (marine gastropod mollusks) within the clade Heterobranchia.
Nacre (also), also known as mother of pearl, is an organic-inorganic composite material produced by some molluscs as an inner shell layer; it also makes up the outer coating of pearls.
Neogastropoda is a clade of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks.
Neritidae, common name the nerites, is a taxonomic family of small- to medium-sized saltwater and freshwater snails which have a gill and a distinctive operculum.
Neritimorpha is a taxonomic grouping, an unranked clade of snails, gastropod mollusks.
Nudibranchs are a group of soft-bodied, marine gastropod molluscs which shed their shells after their larval stage.
Nudipleura are a clade of sea snails and sea slugs, marine gastropod mollusks within the large clade Heterobranchia.
An ocean (the sea of classical antiquity) is a body of saline water that composes much of a planet's hydrosphere.
The operculum, meaning little lid, (plural: opercula or operculums) is a corneous or calcareous anatomical structure like a trapdoor which exists in many (but not all) groups of sea snails and freshwater snails, and also in a few groups of land snails.
Opisthobranchs are a large and diverse group of specialized complex gastropods that used to be united in the subclass Opisthobranchia, but are no longer considered to represent a monophyletic grouping because it contains land snails and slugs, the Pulmonata.
Orthurethra is a clade of air-breathing land snails, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the clade Stylommatophora.
The Patellogastropoda, common name true limpets and historically called the Docoglossa, are members of a major phylogenetic group of marine gastropods, treated by experts either as a clade or as a taxonomic order.
The Pleurobranchidae are a taxonomic family of sea slugs, marine gastropod molluscs in the clade Pleurobranchomorpha.
The Ptenoglossa is an informal taxonomic group of sea snails.
Pulmonata, or "pulmonates", is an informal group (previously an order, and before that a subclass) of snails and slugs characterized by the ability to breathe air, by virtue of having a pallial lung instead of a gill, or gills.
Sacoglossa, commonly known as the sacoglossans or the "sap-sucking sea slugs", are a clade of small sea slugs and sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks that belong to the clade Heterobranchia.
Sea angels (clade Gymnosomata) are a large group of extremely small, swimming sea slugs, not to be confused with Cnidarians (Jellies and other similar creatures), classified into six different families.
Sea butterflies, scientific name Thecosomata (thecosomes, "case/shell-body"), are a taxonomic suborder of small pelagic swimming sea snails.
Sea slug is a common name for some marine invertebrates with varying levels of resemblance to terrestrial slugs.
A seashell or sea shell, also known simply as a shell, is a hard, protective outer layer created by an animal that lives in the sea.
Seawater, or salt water, is water from a sea or ocean.
Sigmurethra is a taxonomic category of air-breathing land snails and slugs, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod molluscs.
Siphonariidae, also known as false limpets, are a taxonomic family of small to medium-sized air-breathing sea snails, marine and brackish water pulmonate gastropod molluscs.
Slug, or land slug, is a common name for any apparently shell-less terrestrial gastropod mollusc.
Snail is a common name loosely applied to shelled gastropods.
Sorbeoconcha is a taxonomic clade of snails, i.e. gastropods, mainly marine species with gills and opercula, within the clade Caenogastropoda.
Stylommatophora is a taxon of air-breathing land snails and slugs, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod molluscs.
Syrinx aruanus, common name the Australian trumpet or false trumpet, is a species of extremely large sea snail measuring up to 91 cm long and weighing up to 18 kg.
The Systellommatophora (synonym Gymnomorpha) is a clade of primitive, air-breathing slugs, according to the taxonomy of the Gastropoda (Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005).
The taxonomy of the Gastropoda as it was revised in 2005 by Philippe Bouchet and Jean-Pierre Rocroi is a system for the scientific classification of gastropod mollusks.
Terrestrial molluscs or land molluscs (mollusks) are ecological group that includes all molluscs that lives on land in contrast to freshwater and marine molluscs.
Trimusculus is a genus of medium-sized air-breathing sea snails or false limpets, marine pulmonate gastropod molluscs in the family Trimusculidae.
Tritonioidea is a superfamily of small sea slugs, nudibranchs, shell-less marine gastropod mollusks in the clade Dendronotida.
Truncatella is a genus of very small land snails with an operculum, terrestrial gastropod mollusks in the family Truncatellidae.
Umbraculoidea is a superfamily of unusual false limpets with a thin soft patelliform shell, marine gastropod molluscs in the clade Umbraculida, within the clade Euopisthobranchia.
Vetigastropoda is a major taxonomic group of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks that form a very ancient lineage.
Whelk is a common name that is applied to various kinds of sea snail.