In this duct and sac the spermatophores received in copulation from another snail are lodged.
The number of cercariae produced by the pullulating rediae in a single water-snail is immense, and as they are emitted at a given period or a few successive periods, the snail at these times appears enclosed in a cloud of whitish flocculent matter.
There is not a very large amount of food-material present in the egg of this snail, and accordingly the cells resulting from division are not so unequal as in many other cases.
- A Series of Stylommatophorous Pulmonata, showing transitional forms between snail and slug.
- Nervous System of the Pond knob - like particle Snail, Limnaeus stagnalis, as a type of the (Neritina and Palu- short-looped euthyneurous condition.
So too the acrembolic eye-tentacle of the snail has a complete range of movement, and also the pleurembolic proboscis of the Rhabdocoel prostoma.
The mound builders, Pueblo tribes, middle Americans and Peruvians, were potters of many schools; gorgeous colour fascinated the Amazonians, the Patagonians delighted in skins, and even the Fuegians saw beauty in the pretty snail shells of their desolate island shores.
Distomum macrostomum, which occurs in various birds, produces a very curious sporocyst in the body of the snail Succinea putris.
The attention of birds is speedily attracted to the snail by this appearance and by the peculiar movements which the worm executes, and the passage of the parasite into its final host is advantageously effected.
In England the word "snail" in popular language is associated with Gasteropods which inhabit land or fresh water, and which possess large conspicuous spiral shells; terrestrial Gasteropods, in which the shell is rudimentary and concealed, are distinguished as "slugs."
The liver-fluke (Distomum hepaticum) passes through its larval stages in the water snail Limnaea truncatula in Europe; in L.
In many cases it appears that only the brilliantly coloured tentacle is pecked off by the bird, and as the snail can easily regenerate a new one, this in turn becomes infected by a fresh branch of the sporocyst ramifying through the snail and thus a new supply of larvae is speedily provided (Heckert).
Don't worry, you're not actually eating the whole snail.
Carmen continued at a snail's pace across the floor.
Every species of snail, every ancient copse that is lost, is lost forever.
dainty shoe she toyed with a passing snail.
antagonism between two species of larval trematode in the same snail.
These then leave the snail, and encyst of water vegetation such as the water caltrop, infection being by ingestion of these metacercaria.
The inner ear consists of an organ called the cochlea, which is shaped like a snail's shell.
Snail Kites were very confiding subjects, being watched at close quarters.
How I long to sail " Said the tiny snail.
snail shell, the occupant probably removed by a bird!
Is it purely as a pet, for eggs, as a snail and slug deterrent or for meat?
My snail porridge dish - that's my cooking - not molecular gastronomy.
Desmoulin's Whorl Snail is a tiny gastropod that lives in swampy grasslands.
glutinous snail recorded on site.
Malcolm quoted a sample menu - snail soup, fried sole with wood louse sauce, mutton with wireworm sauce, moths on toast.
I am working on a picture postcard collection by snail mail for my girl guide badge.
In the middle of all this there was a sudden stop, and a Snail, stepping forward, offered to dance a minuet.
Have you been trying to lose weight but find it comes off at a snail's pace?
From snail shells to washing machines, to fingertips, to the insides of our ears.
snail's pace near the center of the road.
When the bottle was poured a partly decomposed snail floated out.
snail mail may be sent via the postal boxes located on each campus.
The first problem with snail porridge (apart from the name) was getting hold of the snail porridge (apart from the name) was getting hold of the snails.
snail pace of change.
snail trail theory?
The Giant's Causeway National Nature Reserve supports the only known population of narrow-mouthed whorl snail in Northern Ireland.
The pond snail has lungs which it fills with gulps of air.
Population stability of the sea snail at the southern edge of its range.
We now will wait to see it appear at a September race, probably with its new teammate Super Snail.
Antagonism between two species of larval trematode in the same snail.
trematode in the same snail.
Snail A snail bids you to continue on your path slowly but surely and can also indicate a very sexually uninhibited person!
whorl snail has its own characteristic pattern of ' teeth ' inside the opening of the shell.
The generative apparatus of the snail (Helix) may serve as an example of the hermaphrodite apparatus common to the Pulmonata and Opisthobranchia (fig.
- Hermaphrodite Reproductive Apparatus of the Garden Snail (Helix horlensis).
hortensis is a variety, is one of the commonest forms. Helix pomatia, L., is the largest species, and is known as the "edible snail"; it is commonly eaten in France and Italy, together with other species.
Ichthulin (see above) may be placed in this group; " helico-proteid," found in the serous gland of Helix pomatia, the vineyard snail, also belongs here.
(X 30.) C, Snail (Succinea), the tentacles deformed by Leucochloridium.
This sporocyst assumes a branched structure and penetrates into the tentacles of the snail (fig.
The Romans are credited with having purposely introduced the edible snail (Helix pomatia) into England, and the common garden snail and slugs (Helix aspersa, Limax agrestis and Anion hortensis) have been unwittingly established in New Zealand.
He behaved with extraordinary skill, displaying in the heat of the conflict all the abilities of an experienced conspirator, knowing, "like the snail, how to draw in his horns as soon as he met with an obstacle" (Thiers), but supple, resourceful and unscrupulous as to the choice of men and means in his obstinate struggle for power.
The old boat creeps over the water no faster than a snail.
Each was guiding his car at a snail 's pace near the center of the road.
Do n't worry, you 're not actually eating the whole snail.
How I long to sail Said the tiny snail.
Snail mail may be sent via the postal boxes located on each campus.
The first problem with snail porridge (apart from the name) was getting hold of the snails.
Snail shell, the occupant probably removed by a bird !
For the latter, pretty much the same - except at a Fabian 's snail pace of change.
Incidentally, did anyone hear about the snail trail theory?
The Giant 's Causeway National Nature Reserve supports the only known population of narrow-mouthed whorl snail in Northern Ireland.
Or maybe you have a snail mail address, cell or tel number?
Snail A snail bids you to continue on your path slowly but surely and can also indicate a very sexually uninhibited person !
Each species of whorl snail has its own characteristic pattern of ' teeth ' inside the opening of the shell.
Abalone is a type of edible sea snail, a prized ingredient of Chinese cuisine.
Going online to manage your account can be more convenient than calling the company or sending correspondence via snail mail.
Some will accept email submittals while many others still require snail mail.
While it cannot supply your entire cosmetics and beauty collection, you can get some fun items via snail mail if you call the right people.
If you're still using snail mail for weekly updates you may want to check out myfantasyfootball.com.
When the game opens you see SpongeBob and his pet snail Gary to the right side of the screen and Squidward standing beside a Christmas tree.
That you agree to receive email or snail mail from Ebay.
If you're tired of sending photos and DVDs through snail mail, this photo-sharing site may be the answer to your problem.
They also offer an eProof service so you won't have to wait for an invitation proof to come through snail mail.
Save some cash and still get great ideas with these and other wedding dress manufacturers available via snail mail and online.
If you have an old photo that isn't available in a digital format, you can send it via snail mail to the address on the site.
You can order either by completing an order form online and uploading your photo or you can use snail mail and mail your photo to the company.
Spirals: The spiral is the Celtic symbol for eternity, and many believe the design was inspired by a simple snail shell.
You can choose from designs like Taking Someone for a Ride, Overlooking the Desert, Snail Garden, Hieroglyphics, Uncorrected Manuscript, and more.
I was moving at a snail's pace and couldn't aim properly to help my comrades.
The cochlea is a fluid-filled canal in the inner ear that is shaped like a snail shell.
Those who need it can call, visit, email, or snail mail.
Sample letters can save you time, energy and stress when you have an important mission to complete via snail mail.
The Internet has exploded with websites offering valentine e-cards to people who would rather use technology rather than old fashion snail mail.
From the Agatha Snail series, this bag features just that, a snail.
While that may not sound very exciting, it's the way that the snail is placed on the bag that makes the look fresh and new.
The snail is drawn large, and besides the bright yellow and blue shell, it's the heart detail at the very center that really draws the attention of the eye.
His roommate is a snail named Gary, and SpongeBob flips burgers for a living at the Krusty Krab restaurant.
Going through snail mail can take weeks or months.
Snail mail is subject to processing delays of as much as five days.
Regardless of whether you use email or snail mail, you should follow some guidelines in writing a letter of introduction.
Bankruptcy lists are generally used for snail mail, that is, for traditional postal mail.
You can also subscribe to the store's snail mail newsletter and register to receive email notifications when the website is updated with new products.
Yes, you may get some great coupons, but you're also likely to get a lot of spam or snail mail that you don't want.
They can even fulfill your snail mail orders, if you like.
decomposed snail floated out with the ginger beer.
Fluke genes that have the same effect on the snail will not be favored in the fluke genes that have the same effect on the snail will not be favored in the fluke gene pool.
Renowned for his snail porridge, he said he was " speechless " at the award.
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