11.1.10 Gastropods in the news

Gastropods in the news

Below are links to news stories about modern and fossil gastropods. Last updated January 24, 2018.

Jeremy the Lefty Snail Is Dead. His Offspring Are All Right. New York Times (Oct. 12, 2017). This story recounts the tale of Jeremy, an aberrantly sinistral (left-coiling) garden snail (Heterobranchia), whose Internet fame led to a worldwide search for a similarly coiling mate (members of Jeremy's species--Cornu aspersum--are typically dextral, or right-coiling).

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