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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Harry (1964) used the presence of the physid musculature as the main character separating the Physidae from the rest of the Basommatophora. Paraense (1986, 1987) identified the attachment (insertion) of the "physid muscle" in his re-descriptions of Physa marmorata Guilding, 1828 and Physa cubensis Pfeiffer, 1839 respectively.
Many species of these red-blooded planorbid snails (Gastropoda: Basommatophora) are able to survive a long time when removed from their freshwater habitat (1).
Freshwater pulmonate limpets (Basommatophora) are easily recognizable by their nearly bilaterally symmetrical, cap-shaped shells that lack the coil so commonly associated with the great majority of gastropods.
The systematics of the Family Physidae (Basommatophora: Pulmonata).
The evolution of selfing and outcrossing in hermaphrodite freshwater snails (Basommatophora): where, when and why.
Selfing and outcrossing in hermaphrodite freshwater gastropods (Basommatophora): Where, when and why.
Estudios morfometricos y biologicos de xifidiocercarias (Trematoda) provenientes de la infeccion natural de Lymnaea columella Say, 1817 (Basommatophora, Lymaenidae) y Biomphalaria tenagophila Orbigny, 1835 (Basommatophora, Planorbidae) recolectados en Miracatu, Estado Sao Paulo, Brasil.
Carvalho, "Spatial distribution of lymnaeidae (Mollusca, Basommatophora), intermediate host of Fasciola hepatica Linnaeus, 1758 (Trematoda, Digenea) in Brazil," Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de Sao Paulo, vol.
Ancylidae (Gastropoda: Basommatophora) na America do Sul: Sistematica e distribuicao.
Adult freshwater snails Lymnaea stagnalis (Linnaeus, 1758; Gastropoda, Pulmonata, Basommatophora) were obtained from ponds in Moscow suburbs during the summer, kept in laboratory aquaria at room temperature, and fed with lettuce.
All the ganglia are arranged in a pentaganglionate visceral loop that is similar to those identified in Scissurellidae (Vetigastropoda), Viviparidae (Architanenioglossa), Cerithiidae (Caenogastropoda), Cingulopsidae (Caenogastropoda), Mathildidae (Allogastropoda), Pyramidellidae (Allogastropoda), Acteonidae (Opisthobrachia), Philinidae (Opisthobrachia), Chilinidae (Basommatophora), and Lymnaeidae (Basommatophora) (Haszprunar 1988).