Scutibranchiata
Scutibranchiata Scu`ti*bran`chi*a"ta, n. pl. [NL. See {Scutum}, and {Branchia}.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of gastropod Mollusca having a heart with two auricles and one ventricle. The shell may be either spiral or shieldlike. [1913 Webster]

Note: It is now usually regarded as including only the Rhipidoglossa and the Docoglossa. When originally established, it included a heterogenous group of mollusks having shieldlike shells, such as Haliotis, Fissurella, Carinaria, etc. [1913 Webster]


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  • scutibranchiata — scu·ti·bran·chi·a·ta …   English syllables

  • scutibranchiata — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈäd.ə, ˈād.ə Etymology: New Latin, from scut + branchiata synonym of scutibranchia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scutibranchiate — Scu ti*bran chi*ate, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having the gills protected by a shieldlike shell; of or pertaining to the Scutibranchiata. n. One of the Scutibranchiata. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scutibranch — Scu ti*branch, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Scutibranchiate. n. One of the Scutibranchiata. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scutibranchia — Scu ti*bran chi*a, n. pl. [NL.] (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Scutibranchiata}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scutibranchian — Scu ti*bran chi*an, n. (Zo[ o]l.) One of the Scutibranchiata. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Неритовые — (Neritidae) семейство переднежаберных (см.) брюхоногих моллюсков из подотряда щитожаберных (Aspidobranchiata) или веероязычных (Rhipidoglossa) группы Scutibranchiata. Раковина толстая, полушаровидная или блюдцеобразная; завиток ее по большей… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • Schildkiemenschnecken — (Scutibranchia, Scutibranchiata), Familie der Schnecken; Schale flach, kegelförmig, hat eine weite Mündung, keinen Deckel u. bedeckt wie ein Schild die Kiemen, welche aus zwei Blättchenpyramiden bestehen u. in einer Höhle liegen; sind Zwitter u.… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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