Mollusca Lab

Phylum Mollusca

Class Polyplacophora: Chitons

Preserved Ventral side:

 

 

 

 

 

Preserved Dorsal side:

 

 

 

 

 

Live Ventral side:

 

 

 

 

 

Shells:

Class Gastropoda: Slugs and Snails

Gastropod Radula:

4X:

 

 

 

 

 

10X:

 

 

 

 

 

Preserved Egg Case:

-Subclass Prosobranchia: Snails (Land, Sea, and Freshwater)

Various Shells:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Preserved Slugs:

 

 

 

 

 

Live Snails:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Live Snail (Proboscis):

 

 

 

 

 

Live Snail (Foot Zoom in):

 

 

 

 

 

Videos:

Snail Righting Itself:

IMG_0417

Proboscis:

IMG_0412

-Subclass Opisthobranchia: Sea Slugs

-Subclass Pulmonata: Terrestrial Snails and Slugs

Slug:

By Mogens Engelund (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

 

 

 

 

 

Snail:

By Photographed by Guttorm Flatabø (user:dittaeva). [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html), CC-BY-SA-3.0

Class Bivalvia: Marine or Freshwater “Two-Shelled” Mollusks (Clams, Mussels, Oysters)

Clam Glochidia:

4X:

 

 

 

 

 

10X:

 

 

 

 

 

40X:

 

 

 

 

 

Mussel Gills:

4X:

 

 

 

 

 

10X:

 

 

 

 

 

40X:

 

 

 

 

 

Shells:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Live Bivalves:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clam Dissection:

Class Cephalopoda: Squids and Octopi

Squid Dissection: