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Snails

Gastropoda Cuvier 1795

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Gastropoda (Snails) is a class of molluscs. There are 66505 species of Snails, in 7083 genera and 626 families. It includes groups like Raphistomatidae, Euomphalidae, and Yuopisthonematidae. Dead Snails form shallow marine sediments. They have sexual reproduction.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Snail Habitats

The environments in which many snails species are known to live. Select an environment to see its snails species checklist.