pulmonate


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pulmonate

[′pu̇l·mə‚nāt]
(vertebrate zoo)
Possessing lungs or lunglike organs.
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Effects of water flow on the detachment of some aquatic pulmonate gastropods.
The species lives from the start of terrestrial vegetation above the intertidal zone to an elevation of about 30 m at the top of the first reef terrace, where it occurs with fully terrestrial pulmonate land snails such as camaenids and urocoptids.
The mucus producing glands and the distribution of the cilia of the pulmonate slug Limax pseudoflavus.
The pulmonate snail utilised was Megalobulimus abbreviatus Becquaert 1948 (MNRJ 13283), previously cited incorrectly as Megalobulimus oblongus or Strophocheilus oblongus.
Photoperiod dependent neural control of the activity of the neurosecretory canopy cell in the lateral lobes of the cerebral ganglia of the freshwater pulmonate Lymnaea stagnalis (L.
Members of the freshwater pulmonate family Physidae possess a complex of muscles that is unique amongst gastropods.
The spire index in faunas of free-crawling, pulmonate land snails that can retract the body fully into the shell is not randomly distributed.
The order Stylommatophora in terrestrial pulmonate molluscs has a region of the brain specialized for olfaction that is not found in marine or freshwater gastropods (Bullock and Horridge, 1965).
which are cap-shaped pulmonate limpets, quite common on bare rocks during low tides, to make use of atmospheric oxygen using a functional lung (Keen 1971, Liu 1994).
Our results are also consistent with the findings for the large-scale biogeographic patterns for the incidence of sexual reproduction in Potamopyrgus (Lively 1987, 1992) and the pulmonate snail, Bulinus (Schrag et al.
On the other hand, regeneration of the central nervous system (CNS) has also been investigated after selective damage to it in the marine pulmonate Melampus (Price, 1977; Moffett and Snyder, 1985; Moffett and Ridg-way, 1988).
In this study, we investigated Physa acuta, a freshwater pulmonate with a sinistrally coiled shell, to determine its possible role as a biomarker.