Limnaea peregra

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A freshwater snail upon which were first performed classical studies on the inheritance of the direction of the coiling of the shell. The trait showed delayed Mendelian segregation, since the phenotype of the snail is determined by the genotype of the maternal parent. See Classification, Mollusca, Gastropoda; Chronology, 1923, Boycott and Diver, Sturtevant.

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