|Characteristics of Mollusks
1. What is the Latin meaning of Mollusca? Soft bodies. The term refers to the soft bodies of the members of this phylum.
2. List six different common mollusks.
Snail, clams, slugs, octopi, squid, cuttlefish, oysters, scallops, chitons
3. What are four common characteristics to most mollusks?
4. Draw a labelled diagram of a modern snail. Be sure to label the foot, head, mantle, gills, visceral mass, shell, digestive tract, and anus.