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Tree snail

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Tree snail is a common name that is applied to various kinds of tropical air-breathing land snails, pulmonate gastropod mollusks that have shells, and that live in trees, in other words, are exclusively arboreal in habitat. [1]

16 relations: Arboreal locomotion, Common name, Drymaeus, Drymaeus multilineatus, Emerald green snail, Gastropod shell, Gastropoda, Land snail, Liguus fasciatus, Mollusca, Oʻahu tree snail, Orthalicus reses, Partula (gastropod), Pulmonata, Samoana, Short Samoan tree snail.

Arboreal locomotion

Arboreal locomotion is the locomotion of animals in trees.

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Common name

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.

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Drymaeus

Drymaeus is a genus of medium-sized air-breathing, tropical land snails, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod molluscs in the family Bulimulidae.

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Drymaeus multilineatus

Drymaeus multilineatus, common name the lined treesnail, is a species of medium-sized air-breathing, tropical land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Bulimulidae.

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Emerald green snail

The emerald green snail, green tree snail, or Manus green tree snail, scientific name Papustyla pulcherrima, sometimes listed as Papuina pulcherrima, is a species of large, air-breathing tree snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Camaenidae.

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Gastropod shell

The gastropod shell is part of the body of a gastropod or snail, a kind of mollusc.

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Gastropoda

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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Land snail

A land snail is any of the numerous species of snail that live on land, as opposed to sea snails and freshwater snails.

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Liguus fasciatus

Liguus fasciatus, the Liguus Tree Snails, also known as "living jewels", is a species of air-breathing land snail, a tree snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Orthalicidae.

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Mollusca

Mollusca is a large phylum of invertebrate animals whose members are known as molluscs or mollusksThe formerly dominant spelling mollusk is still used in the U.S. — see the reasons given in Gary Rosenberg's.

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Oʻahu tree snail

Oahu tree snails, genus Achatinella, form a large genus of colorful, tropical, tree-living, air-breathing, land snails, arboreal pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the family Achatinellidae.

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Orthalicus reses

Orthalicus reses, common name the Stock Island, Florida tree snail, is a species of large tropical air-breathing land snail, a tree snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Orthalicidae.

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Partula (gastropod)

Partula is a genus of air-breathing tropical land snails, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the family Partulidae.

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Pulmonata

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.

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Samoana

Samoana is a genus of tropical, air-breathing, land snails, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the family Partulidae.

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Short Samoan tree snail

The short Samoan tree snail, Samoana abbreviata, is a species of tropical, air-breathing, land snail, a terrestrial, pulmonate, gastropod mollusk in the family Partulidae.

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References

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

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