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Definition of Operculated

Operculated
Operculate O*per"cu*late, Operculated O*per"cu*la`ted, a. [L. operculatus, p. p. of operculare to furnish with a lid, fr. operculum lid.] 1. (Bot.) Closed by a lid or cover, as the capsules of the mosses. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Having an operculum, or an apparatus for protecting the gills; -- said of shells and of fishes.

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- Operculated sulcus separates by its lips into two areas and contains a third area in the walls of the sulcus e.g. lunate sulcus is an operculated sulcus...
- important in intertidal marine snails during low tide, and this also enables operculate freshwater and land snails to survive periods of drought and dry weather...
- marine gastropod mollusc in the family Buccinidae, the true whelks. This operculated species attains a size of 135 mm. Western Pacific Ocean: Sea of Okhotsk...
- present). The aperture may have a lid (operculum), hence is described as operculate. However the term inaperturate covers a wide range of morphological types...
- (ready to hatch). The eggs of all trematodes (except schistosomes) are operculated. Some eggs are eaten by the intermediate host (snail) or they are hatched...
- snails is the Cyclophoroidea, with more than 7,000 species. Many of these operculate land snails live in habitats or microhabitats that are sometimes (or often)...
- snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Ancillariidae. This operculated species attains a size of about 24 mm. Swainson W.J. (1825). The Genera...
- Ser**** vermicularis, known by common names including the calcareous tubeworm, fan worm, plume worm or red tube worm, is a species of segmented marine...
- consists of ten segments, some of which may be obscured by a large pair of operculate gills, a thoracic shield (expanded part of the prothorax) or the developing...
- Neritina natalensis The Caenogastropoda are a large group of gilled operculate snails, which are largely marine. In freshwater habitats there are ten...