Russell-Hunter, W. D. Department of Biology, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York.
Knowlton, Robert E. Department of Biological Sciences, George Washington University, Washington, DC.
Last reviewed:January 2020
- Functional Morphology
- Effects of torsion
- Shell coiling and asymmetry
- Mantle cavity evolution
- Diversity and Classification
- Opisthobranchia and Pulmonata
- Related Primary Literature
- Additional Reading
The largest and most varied class in the phylum Mollusca, possibly numbering over 74,000 species and commonly known as snails. See also: Mollusca
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