An Illustrated and Cross-Referenced Glossary of
Malacological and Conchological Terms

by Paul S. Mikkelsen

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Term Definition

PTEROPOD   A member of the group of pelagic gastropods (Pteropoda) known as "SEA BUTTERFLIES" and belonging to the orders Thecosomata and Gymnosomata; see also: HETEROPOD.

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