Definition of Order pulmonata

1. Noun. Large order of gastropods usually breathing by means of a lung-like sac comprising most land snails and slugs and many freshwater snails.

Exact synonyms: Pulmonata
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Class Gasteropoda, Class Gastropoda, Gasteropoda, Gastropoda
Member holonyms: Family Helicidae, Helicidae, Family Physidae, Physidae

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Pulmonata

order Polypodiales
order Primates
order Primulales
order Proboscidea
order Procellariiformes
order Proteales
order Protura
order Pseudomonadales
order Pseudoscorpiones
order Pseudoscorpionida
order Psilophytales
order Psilotales
order Psittaciformes
order Psocoptera
order Pterosauria
order Pulmonata
order Pycnogonida
order Radiolaria
order Rajiformes
order Ranales
order Ranunculales
order Raptores
order Rhamnales
order Rheiformes
order Rhoeadales
order Rhynchocephalia
order Rickettsiales
order Rodentia
order Rosales
order Rubiales

Literary usage of Order pulmonata

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bulletin ... of the Geological and Natural History Survey by Chicago Academy of Sciences (1896)
"order pulmonata. Gastropoda with a well-developed foot and (usually) a large, spiral shell, ... order pulmonata."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... order, Pulmonata; suborders, Basommatophora, Stylommatophora. Classification.— The grouping of forms within the class is as follows, according to the ..."

3. College zoology by Robert William Hegner (1918)
"The air-breathing gastropods belong chiefly to the order PULMONATA, and inhabit fresh water or live on land. The slugs also live on land, but are without a ..."

4. Library of Natural History by Richard Lydekker (1901)
"Distinctive Features of Gastropods—Lung-Breathing Group (order pulmonata)—Suborder Stylommatophora — Shelled Slugs ..."

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