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Definition of the noun scaphopoda

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noun - plural: -

  1. small class of bilaterally symmetrical marine forms comprising the tooth shells

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Google previewTexas Seashells (2014)

A Field Guide by John W. Tunnell, Noe C Barrera, Fabio Moretzsohn

Tuskshells Scaphopoda is a relatively small class of burrowing mollusks of approximately 350 species, commonly known as toothshells or tuskshells. Scaphopods are cosmopolitan benthic carnivores. The tubular shell is sturdy, long, curved, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

Scaphopoda (tooth shells, tusk shells; phylum *Mollusca) A class of elongate, bilaterally symmetrical, burrowing, marine molluscs which have a tapering shell open at both ends, the larger, apertural end being anterior. Most are also curved, ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of Natural History


Google previewThe New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1906)

A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature, Science, History, Geography, Commerce, Biography, Discovery and Invention... with New American Supplement, Complete in Thirty Volumes

The class Scaphopoda is not divisible into orders or families. It contains only three genera: Dentalium, L. (Figs. 73, 74 ; Siphonodenlalium, Sars.; and Entalium , Dfr. T ey inhabit exclusively the sand on the sea-coast in depths of from 10 to 100 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

SCAPHOPODA, the third of the five classes into which the Phylum Mollusca is divided.1 The Scaphopoda are marine Molluscs with the body, especially the foot , adapted to a burrowing life in sand. The structure is bilaterally symmetrical, the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biology (2017)

by M. Abercrombie

Includes classes Amphineura, Gastropoda, Scaphopoda, Lamellibranchiata, Cephalopoda. MOLLUSCOIDA. Term formerly used for a heterogeneous assemblage of animals supposed to resemble the Mollusca, e.g. Brachiopoda, Urochordata ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Genetics (2006)

by Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield, Pamela K. Mulligan

class Scaphopoda (tooth ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Aquatic World (2004)

by Marshall Cavendish Corporation


Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Sciences (2012)

by Hanneke(J.)G. Baretta-Bekker, Egbert K. Duursma, Bouwe R. Kuipers

Scaphopoda tooth or tusk shells, class of ...

Google previewDictionary of Natural Resource Management (2011)

by Katherine Dunster

Scaphopoda Gastropoda Bivalvia (Pelecypoda) Cephalopoda Nautiloidea Ammonoidea ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Solid Earth Sciences (2009)

by Philip Kearey

molluscs/Mollusca / Rostroconchla Eopteria Scaphopoda /' Ribeiria . /-> " ' Plagioglypta Forctilla Cycloconcha Heraultia Anaborella® Dorsal Circulatory system —_—+ Pinnocaris Shell G°nad~~ Mantle cavity Monoplacophora Amefior ...

Google previewThe Biographical Dictionary of Women in Science (2003)

Pioneering Lives From Ancient Times to the Mid-20th Century by Marilyn Ogilvie, Joy Harvey

"The Claiborne Scaphopoda, Gastropoda and Dibranchiate Cephalopoda oftheSouthern UnitedStates.

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Archaeology (2013)

by Barbara Ann Kipfer

Scaphopoda (elephant's tusk shells), Lamellibranchiata ( bivalve ...

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