Definition of Phylum Mollusca

1. Noun. Gastropods; bivalves; cephalopods; chitons.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Phylum Mollusca

phylum Annelida
phylum Arthropoda
phylum Aschelminthes
phylum Brachiopoda
phylum Bryozoa
phylum Chaetognatha
phylum Chordata
phylum Cnidaria
phylum Coelenterata
phylum Cryptophyta
phylum Ctenophora
phylum Cycliophora
phylum Echinodermata
phylum Ectoprocta
phylum Entoprocta
phylum Mollusca (current term)
phylum Nematoda
phylum Nemertea
phylum Nemertina
phylum Phoronida
phylum Platyhelminthes
phylum Pogonophora
phylum Porifera
phylum Protozoa
phylum Pyrrophyta
phylum Rotifera
phylum Sipuncula

Literary usage of Phylum Mollusca

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

1. College zoology by Robert William Hegner (1918)
"CHAPTER XII phylum Mollusca iM Phylum MOLLUSCA (Lat. mollis, soft) includes the snails, i «'linus, oysters, octopods, ..."

2. A Student's Text-book of Zoology by Adam Sedgwick, Joseph Jackson Lister, Arthur Everett Shipley (1898)
"CHAPTER X. phylum Mollusca.* Bilaterally symmetrical unsegmented animals, with a ventral foot, and usually with a radula, a mantle fold, and a univalve or ..."

3. Zoology: An Elementary Text-book by Arthur Everett Shipley, Ernest William MacBride (1904)
"... VIIL phylum Mollusca. MOLLUSCA (Lat. molds, soft) is the name which is given to one of the largest and most important phyla of the animal kingdom. ..."

4. A Manual of Zoology by Thomas Jeffery Parker, William Aitcheson Haswell (1905)
"SECTION XL —phylum Mollusca GROUPED together in the phylum Mollusca are a large assemblage of animals exhibiting as great a diversity in their structure as ..."

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