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insects are a part of family of bugs it is a more proper name. . All creatures develop over time to fill an evolutionary niche. As time goes on if that type of creature is successful then it ...

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Snails are members of the class Gastropoda, phylum Mollusca, and thus are not formally considered bugs. True bugs are part of class Hemiptera, which are from the phylum Arthropoda. Informally, however, bugs are considered to include all land invertebrates; in this sense, land snails are included.

www.quora.com/Are-snails-considered-to-be-insects-Why-or...

Nope. Insects have six legs and snails don’t. Spiders and centipedes aren’t ‘insects’ either. Nor are they bugs. All bugs are insects, but not all insects are bugs. But that wasn’t your question. A snail is a gastropod, like a mollusk. Slugs are gastropods, too.

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we were waching spongebob, the one where spongebob and squidward race their snails, and my mom said that it was strange because a bug can not cach on fier then i asked her is a snail really a bug then she said no it is truly an insect and started to tell me that i should not argue with her and not to question what she says, so was i wrong to speek up when i did not beleave a snail was a bug?

www.quora.com/Is-a-snail-a-bug

A snail is not a bug. In regards to how organisms are classed in taxonomy, snails are apart of the phylum Mollusca, better known as mollusks. Insects (bugs) on the other hand are classified into the phylum Arhropod.. Nearly all insects can be identified by several distinguishing features, such as six legs, antennae, and oftentimes wings; a snail does not possess these features.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snail

Snail Helix pomatia, a species of land snail Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Mollusca Class: Gastropoda Helix pomatia sealed in its shell with a calcareous epiphragm A snail is, in loose terms, a shelled gastropod. The name is most often applied to land snails, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod molluscs. However, the common name snail is also used for most of the members of ...

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A snail is not a bug, but it is an animal. ... The word bug is generally taken to mean an insect, and all insects are animals, too. But a snail is a different kind of animal, called a mollusk ...

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Snails are not insects. They are members of the class Gastropoda, and are more closely related to squid than to the insects that live in gardens. Snails and slugs are both in the gastropod group, and there are members that dwell in marine or fresh water as well as on land.

www.landcareresearch.co.nz/.../slugs,-snails-and-worms

What is this bug? Bugs with legs; Bugs without legs; Immobile life stages; Slugs, snails & worms. Flatworms; Leeches; Peripatus; Segmented worms; Slugs & snails; What did that? Taxonomic list of bugs; Alphabetic list of bugs; Bug Identification in Māori; Bites and stings; Control; Good or bad

www.whatsthatbug.com/category/snails-and-slugs

Dear Don, Your image of mating Slugs is quite stunning. If you would like to read more about hermaphroditic mating Slugs, the Wildlife Kate blog has a nice posting that states: “I returned a little later to see just one slug…. and no sign of the jelly, which I had presumed was some kind of slime in which the eggs were fertilised. I was wrong! On doing a little research, I discovered that ...