Volutidae


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Volutidae

[və′lüd·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of gastropod mollusks in the order Neogastropoda.
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Embryonic development in the Patagonian red snail Odontocymbiola magellanica (Neogastropoda: Volutidae): morphology and biochemistry.
A reduction in individual size has been reported previously for other impacted gastropod species, as is the case for a population of the gastropod Cymbiolacca pulchra (Volutidae) in an Australian reef due to the impact of dredging (Catterall et al, 1992).
Use of a morphometric analysis to differentiate Adelomelon ancilla and Odontocymbiola magellanica (Caenogastropoda: Volutidae) of Southern Chile.
Notes on some deep-water Volutidae, Turbinellidae and Turridae chiefly from off southern Mozambique and Natal, with descriptions of two new species (Mollusca: Gastropoda).
Size at first sexual maturity in Zidona dufresnei (Caenogastropoda: Volutidae) of the south-western Atlantic Ocean (Mar del Plata, Argentina).
(juvenil) Fasciqlariidae Leucozonia nassa Tonnidae Tonna maculosa Volutidae Voluta musica Olividae Olivella nivea Marginellidae Volvarina albolineata Hyalina sp.
Description of Tertiary molluscs (Gastropods: Columbellidae to Volutidae).-- Geol.
Geology and description of Tertiary mollusks (Gastropoda: Columbellidae to Volutidae).
En diecisiete sitios arqueologicos de la Pampa Humeda han sido utilizadas distintas especies de moluscos (Fissurella sp., Urosalpinx haneti, Adelomelon brasiliana, Adelomelon sp., Volutidae indeterminado, Buccinanops sp., Amiantis purpurata, Amiantis sp., Bivalvia indeterminado) para la elaboracion de posibles artefactos relacionados con propositos ornamentales o utilitarios.
In a study of lower Tertiary gastropods in the family Volutidae from the Gulf coast of the United States, Hansen (1978) found broader geographic ranges for species inferred to have pelagic feeding larvae than those with nonfeeding (planktonic or nonplanktonic) development.