Helix desertorum is a species of African snail in the class Gastropoda

African Snail

Helix desertorum is a species of African snail in the class Gastropoda

"The map cowry, <em>C. mappa</em>, foud in the Indian Ocean, is handsomely marked." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Map Cowry

"The map cowry, C. mappa, foud in the Indian Ocean, is handsomely marked." — Goodrich,…

"The <em>A. dubia</em> is found in the Nile. Several of this genus, brought from Egypt to Paris packed in bran, were found living, though they had been four months in making the passage." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Ampullaria dubia

"The A. dubia is found in the Nile. Several of this genus, brought from Egypt to Paris packed…

"In these, which are called <em>Ear-Shells</em>, the animal has a shrt muzzle and two branchial plumes; the shell has a spiral conformation, and the perforations for the anal siphon are arranged in a row along the back of the shell." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Ear-shell

"In these, which are called Ear-Shells, the animal has a shrt muzzle and two branchial plumes;…

"The Greek Fissurella, <em>F. Gr&aelig;ca</em>, is found in the Mediterranean and the Indian Ocean. There are only one hundred and twenty other known species of this genus." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Greek fissurella

"The Greek Fissurella, F. Græca, is found in the Mediterranean and the Indian Ocean.…

"Found in the Mediterranean, generally on reefs." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Dolium galea

"Found in the Mediterranean, generally on reefs." — Goodrich, 1859

"Abundant on the shores of Mauritius and of the neighboring islands. For this and analogous species, there are fisheries in those regions, the animals being caught at night or near-rise, by nets attached to rakes." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Harp-shell

"Abundant on the shores of Mauritius and of the neighboring islands. For this and analogous species,…

"Found only at New Zealand, and here it is rare; the shell is very beautiful, the whorls rising in a depressed cone." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Trochus imperialis

"Found only at New Zealand, and here it is rare; the shell is very beautiful, the whorls rising in a…

"The polished nerita, <em>Nerita polita</em>, is distributed through nearly all tropical seas." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Polished nerita

"The polished nerita, Nerita polita, is distributed through nearly all tropical seas." —…

"The <em>Patella pectonata</em> is found i nthe Mediterranean." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Patella pectonata

"The Patella pectonata is found i nthe Mediterranean." — Goodrich, 1859

"The <em>M. regius</em> is found on the west coast of Central America, and suprasses all power of description in the beauty of its colorings." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Murex regius

"The M. regius is found on the west coast of Central America, and suprasses all power of description…

"These are little fish-like animals furnished with one or two fin-like organs on the body and a broad and usually bilobed caudal-fin. they are of small size and swim with great rapidity. They have hitherto been found principally in the North Sea and in the Mediterranean. The name of <em>Sagitta</em>, given to these animals, refers to their arrow-like appearance." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Sagitta

"These are little fish-like animals furnished with one or two fin-like organs on the body and a broad…

A long, slender sea shell.

Shell

A long, slender sea shell.

A swirl shaped shell.

Shell

A swirl shaped shell.

"Noted for a very long proboscis, sometimes twice the length of the shell. The latter is turretted, smooth, white, and spotted with light red." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Bishop's mitre shell

"Noted for a very long proboscis, sometimes twice the length of the shell. The latter is turretted,…

"A very abundant species, and in Europe a broth made of it is used for diseases of the chest." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Red slug

"A very abundant species, and in Europe a broth made of it is used for diseases of the chest." —…

"Found in the West Indies, the Red Sea, India, Mauritius, and various other seas." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Strome

"Found in the West Indies, the Red Sea, India, Mauritius, and various other seas." — Goodrich,…

"The <em>T. terebra</em>, is found in the African and Indian seas." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Turritella terebra

"The T. terebra, is found in the African and Indian seas." — Goodrich, 1859

"The <em>Hyalea tridentata</em> is globular and transparent, with long appendages to the mantle." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Hyalea tridentata

"The Hyalea tridentata is globular and transparent, with long appendages to the mantle." —…

"The marine trumpet or Triton's shell, <em>Triton variegatus</em>, is elegantly variegated with red and bay, the edge of the outer lip spotted with black. It is a native of the Asiatic West Indian seas." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Marine trumpet-shell

"The marine trumpet or Triton's shell, Triton variegatus, is elegantly variegated with red…

A living species of gastropoda.

Voluta undulata

A living species of gastropoda.

"The shell is mostly white and lustrous; turreted and many-whorled; the animal has a proboscis-like mouth, tentacles close together, long, and pointed, and the eyes near their outer bases." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Wentle-trap

"The shell is mostly white and lustrous; turreted and many-whorled; the animal has a proboscis-like…

"Extensively caught in dredges in Europe, as it is eaten, and is also used as fish-bait. It is well-known to bore through the shells of other mollusca, and thus to suck out the vital parts." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Common whelk

"Extensively caught in dredges in Europe, as it is eaten, and is also used as fish-bait. It is well-known…