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Gastropoda
Temporal range: Cambrian–Present[1]
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Air-braithin laund gastropod Helix pomatia, the Roman snail
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Cless: Gastropoda
Cuvier, 1795[2]
Diversity
65,000 tae 80,000 speshies[3][4]

The Gastropoda or gastropods, mair commonly kent as snails an slugs, are a lairge taxonomic class within the phylum Mollusca.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Aktipis, S.W.; Giribet, G.; Lindberg, D.R.; W.F., Ponder (2008). "Gastropoda". In Ponder, W.; Lindberg, D.R. Phylogeny and evolution of the Mollusca. University of California Press. pp. 201–238. ISBN 978-0-520-25092-5. 
  2. (in French) Cuvier G. (1795). "Second mémoire sur l'organisation et les rapports des animaux à sang blanc, dans lequel on traite de la structure des Mollusques et de leur division en ordres, lu à la Société d'histoire naturelle de Paris, le 11 Prairial, an III". Magazin Encyclopédique, ou Journal des Sciences, des Lettres et des Arts 2: 433-449. page 448.
  3. Bouchet P. & Rocroi J.-P. (Ed.); Frýda J., Hausdorf B., Ponder W., Valdes A. & Warén A. 2005. Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families. Malacologia: International Journal of Malacology, 47(1-2). ConchBooks: Hackenheim, Germany. ISBN 3-925919-72-4. 397 pp. vliz.be
  4. Solem, A.G. "Gastropod". Encyclopaedia Britannica. Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc. Retrieved 6 March 2017.