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A class of the phylum Mollusca that includes the snails, whelks, slugs, and limpets.
[gastro- + G. pous (pod-), foot]
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Indicadores de agregacion reproductiva de Thais chocolata (Duclos, 1832) (Gastropoda, Thaididae) en Caleta Punta Arenas (21[degrees]38'S-70[degrees]09'O).
Guia para el reconocimiento y morfometria de diez especies del genero Fissurella Bruguiere, 1789 (Mollusca: Gastropoda) comunes en la pesqueria y conchales indigenas de Chile Central y Sur.
A revision of the land snail Helicina orbiculata (Gastropoda: Prosobranchia) from the southern United States.
Inbreeding depression and self-fertilization in Lymnaea peregra (Gastropoda: Pulmonata).
(Mollusca: Gastropoda) as intermediate host of the Angiostrongylus costaricensis Morera & Cespedes 1971.
Reproduction and reproductive periodicities of south Floridian Littorinidae (Gastropoda: Prosobranchia).
333) listed a Superfamily Ophiletoidea Koken with date 1907, equivalent in rank to Euomphaloidea, and placed these together within 'Palaeozoic basal taxa that are certainly Gastropoda'.
Preliminary studies on growth of post larval and juvenile pink conch Strombus gigas (Mollusca: Gastropoda), using a microencapsulated food.