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Veliger larva -Gastropoda-. Specimen I

Mollusca: Gastropoda
10x Plan Fluor. DIC. Sampled in Bay of Santander. May, 20th 2017.

Snails in birds' nests

Already published for a while, but just arrived at our library in print: a paper by Miquel et al. (2015) describing the results of studying the nests of birds in Argentine on the content of shells and snails. 239 kata lagi

Cowering Snail

Tuesday Photo Showcase #18

A fact for today: snails are not insects but are a member of Gastropoda, making them closely related to squids and octopus. 6 kata lagi



Pada tanggal 29 Juni-2 Juli 2016 lalu, KSB kembali melakukan kegiatan eksplorasi di pulau terluar Indonesia. Sebelumnya, kegiatan ini dinamakan ekspedisi, namun setelah ditelaah kembali apa arti sesungguhnya dari ekspedisi ternyata kata tersebut kurang cocok untuk digunakan dalam kegiatan ini. 241 kata lagi

14. Gastropod

Gastropods, or gastropoda, are a large taxonomic class with the Phylum Mollusca. Gastropods include, most commonly, snails and slugs.

Pictured here is a large banana slug from my backyard.



Found some slugs with houses and then they’re called Snails or Gastropoda.

In Swedish we say “snigel” or “snäcka”. In German “snäcka” is “schnecke”. 26 kata lagi


Milestone Shell

A milestone: after six and one half years of blogging, I have reached WordPress’s 3GB maximum of free image storage. This is at least one picture a day, probably more on average, for some 2375 days. 193 kata lagi