Basommatophora


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Basommatophora

[bə‚säm·ə′täf·rə]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of mollusks in the subclass Pulmonata containing many aquatic snails.
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The anatomy of Chilina fluctuosa Gray re-examined, with prolegomena on the phylogeny of the higher limnic Basommatophora (Gastropoda: Pulmonata).
d) Okinawa AB501313 * AB501327 * (CMNH-HP 0101544) Hermaeidae Aplysiopsis minor Kanagawa AB501314 * AB501328 * (CMNH-HP 0101545) "Cylindrobullida" Cylindrobulla beauii - EF489321 EF489347 PULMONATA Basommatophora Hygrophila Lymnaea stagnalis - Z73984 AF485661 Siphonarioidea Siphonaria alternata - AY427523 EF489299 Amphiboloidea Biomphalaria glabrata - NC_005439 U65223 Phallomedusa solida - DQ093440 DQ093484 Eupulmonata Onchidella celtica - AY345048 X70211 Cepaea nemoralis - U23045 A.
The hepta-FaRP analog with the glycyl residue occurs only in snails of the subclass Basommatophora (like M.
The subcellular distributions of D-BHBDH approximated those of CCO and CS in the hepatopancreas of all Neritopsina, Architaenioglossa, and Basommatophora, with less than 28% of total activity occurring in the cytosolic fraction.
Within Pulmonata, the Stylommatophora and Basommatophora are each also monophyletic.
Note that Lymnaea stagnalis, another frequently studied pulmonate, is in the order Basommatophora.