Bubble shell

Bubble shell
Bubble shell Bub"ble shell` (Zo["o]l.) A marine univalve shell of the genus {Bulla} and allied genera, belonging to the Tectibranchiata. [1913 Webster]

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  • bubble shell — ▪ marine snail       any of various marine snails of the order Cephalaspidea (subclass Opisthobranchia of the class Gastropoda). These snails characteristically have thin, globular shells; in some species the shells are embedded in the animal s… …   Universalium

  • bubble shell — noun marine gastropod mollusk having a very small thin shell • Hypernyms: ↑gastropod, ↑univalve • Member Holonyms: ↑Haminoea, ↑genus Haminoea * * * noun or bubble snail …   Useful english dictionary

  • bubble-shell — bubbˈle shell noun A gastropod (genus Bulla) with thin globose shell • • • Main Entry: ↑bubble …   Useful english dictionary

  • bubble shell — noun a marine mollusc with a thin scroll like shell. [Bullidae and related families: many species.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • bubble snail — noun see bubble shell …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Aplustridae — Taxobox name = Aplustridae image size = 225px image caption = Micromelo guamensis regnum = Animalia phylum = Mollusca classis = Gastropoda subclassis = Orthogastropoda superordo = Heterobranchia ordo = Opisthobranchia subordo = Cephalaspidea… …   Wikipedia

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