Definition of Solenogaster
1. Noun. Deep-water wormlike mollusks lacking calcareous plates on the body but having fine slimy spicules on the covering mantle.
Generic synonyms: Gastropod, Univalve
Group relationships: Aplacophora, Order Aplacophora, Order Solenogastres, Solenogastres
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Solenogaster
Literary usage of Solenogaster
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1900)
"... when published, will, in this respect, add considerably to our knowledge. AEO Notes. — Dr. Thiele reports in Fauna Arctica a new solenogaster, ..."
2. ...The Apodida: A Morphological Study by Henry Meyners Bernard (1892)
"Between the Annelids and the Molluscs we have the claims of solenogaster to attend to ; but this animal is unfortunately so rare, that it will be long ..."