Trochidae


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Trochidae

[′träk·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of gastropod mollusks in the order Aspidobranchia, including many of the top shells.
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A new species of top-shells (Trochidae) was discovered around the Leiyu Township in Taiwan's Kinmen County - Kinmen Top-shell, the first to be named after the outlying islands.
Reproduction and larval development of the West Indian top shell, Cittarium pica (Trochidae), in the Bahamas.
Latitudinal variation in the life history features of the black turban snail Tegula funebralis (Prosobranchia: Trochidae).
Contrasting anti-predator defences of sympatric marine gastropods (family Trochidae).
Effects of metal pollution on the activities of Acetylcholinesterase and glutathione -S transferase in Phorcus (Osilinus) turbinatus (Gastropoda, Trochidae) of the coast EastAlgerian.
Population ecology of Cittarium pica (Gastropoda: Trochidae) of San Andres Island, International Biosphere Reserve, Seaflower.
Number of species of gastropods distributed in each family reveals that 10 species belongs to family Muricidae, 9 species to Neritidae, 6 species to Trochidae and 4 species to Bursidae.
Some adaptations of Monodonta turbinata (Born, 1780) (Gastropoda, Prosobranchia, Trochidae) to feeding and habitation in the littoral zone.
The most speciose families were the Cypraeidae (seven species), Ranellidae (seven), Muricidae (seven) and Trochidae (six).
Simon, "Characterization of calcium phosphate powders originating from Phyllacanthus imperialis and Trochidae Infundibulum concavus marine shells," Materials Science and Engineering C, vol.
Revision of the Solariellinae (Mollusca: Prosobranchia: Trochidae) in southern Africa.
1992.--Reproduction and larval development of the West Indian topshell, Cittarium pica (Trochidae), in the Bahamas.