Definition of Order pectinibranchia

1. Noun. Large order of gastropods comprising univalve mollusks that have a single gill resembling a comb.

Exact synonyms: Pectinibranchia
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Class Gasteropoda, Class Gastropoda, Gasteropoda, Gastropoda
Member holonyms: Cypraeidae, Family Cypraeidae



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Pectinibranchia

order Odonata
order Oleales
order Ophioglossales
order Opiliones
order Opuntiales
order Orchidales
order Ornithischia
order Orthoptera
order Ostariophysi
order Ostracodermi
order Palmales
order Pandanales
order Papaverales
order Parietales
order Pectinibranchia
order Pediculati
order Pedipalpi
order Pelecaniformes
order Pelycosauria
order Perciformes
order Percomorphi
order Perissodactyla
order Peronosporales
order Pezizales
order Phalangida
order Phallales
order Phasmatodea
order Phasmida
order Pholidota

Literary usage of Order pectinibranchia

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1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1834)
"In the order PECTINIBRANCHIA, the animals of the first genus TURBO, are marine; they live on the sea-coasts, in the midst of rocks beaten by the waves, ..."

2. The Natural History of Some Common Animals by Oswald Hawkins Latter (1904)
"Sub-order PECTINIBRANCHIA. PROSOBRANCHIA. Basommatophora. Eyes to inner side of cephalic tentacles, at their base; male and female generative apertures ..."

3. The Mollusca and Radiata by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Edward Pidgeon (1834)
"In the order PECTINIBRANCHIA, the animals of the first genus TURBO, are marine; they live on the sea-coasts, in the midst of rocks beaten by the waves, ..."

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