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Definition of Achatina

Achatina
Achatina Ach`a*ti"na, n. [NL., from Gr. ? agate.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of land snails, often large, common in the warm parts of America and Africa.

Meaning of Achatina from wikipedia

- Achatina is a genus of medium-sized to very large, air-breathing, tropical land snails, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the family Achatinidae...
- Achatina achatina, common name the African giant snail, also known as the giant tiger land snail and gigantocochlea, is a species of very large, air-breathing...
- common name "giant African snail" with other species of snails such as Achatina achatina and Archachatina marginata. This snail species has been considered...
- Achatina reticulata is a species of air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusc in the family Achatinidae, the giant African snails...
- unusually large African terrestrial snails: Giant African snail (Achatina achatina), also known as the agate snail or Ghana tiger snail, which grows...
- within this species include: Achatina immaculata immaculata Achatina immaculata panthera "Achatina immaculata mozambique" "Achatina immaculata two-tone" This...
- Achatina (Tripachatina) vignoniana is a species of air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Achatinidae, the giant...
- Cerconota achatina is a moth of the Depressariidae family. It is found in Colombia, Guyana and French Guiana. The wingspan is 16–17 mm. The forewings are...
- aspersum or to Helix pomatia, although other varieties of snails are eaten. Achatina fulica, a giant African snail, is sliced and canned and p****ed off on some...
- Hawaii in 1955 as a biological control for the invasive African land snail, Achatina fulica. This snail is responsible for the extinction of an estimated eight...
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