Achatina
Achatina \Ach`a*ti"na\, n. [NL., from Gr. ? agate.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of land snails, often large, common in the warm parts of America and Africa. [1913 Webster]

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  • Achatina — Achatina, so v.w. Achatschnecke …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Achatina — Taxobox name = Achatina image caption = Achatina fulica regnum = Animalia phylum = Mollusca classis = Gastropoda ordo = Stylommatophora familia = Achatinidae genus = Achatina Achatina is a genus of medium sized to very large, air breathing,… …   Wikipedia

  • achatina — ˌakəˈtīnə, ēnə noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin achates agate + New Latin ina more at agate 1. capitalized : a genus (the type of the family Achatinidae) comprising very large air breathing land …   Useful english dictionary

  • Achatina — Ach·a·ti·na (ak″ə tiґnə) a genus of large land snails of the family Achatinidae, order Stylommatophora, originally native to Africa. A. fuliґca serves as an intermediate host of the rat lungworm Angiostrongylus cantonensis …   Medical dictionary

  • achatina — ach·a·ti·na …   English syllables

  • Achatina Fulica — Escargot géant africain …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Achatina fulica — Escargot géant africain …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Achatina reticulata — ? Achatina reticulata Научная клас …   Википедия

  • Achatina fulica — Escargot géant africain …   Wikipédia en Français

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