What are vitellus?

  • (noun): Nutritive material of an ovum stored for the nutrition of an embryo (especially the yellow mass of a bird or reptile egg).
    Synonyms: yolk

Some articles on vitellus:

Nerita - Species
... of Nerita (Linnerita) litterata Gmelin, 1791 Nerita leucozonias Gmelin, 1791 synonym of Natica vitellus (Linnaeus, 1758) Nerita lineata Chemnitz, 1774 - lined nerite synonym of Nerita balteata Reeve, 1855 ... Nerita rufa Born, 1778 synonym of Natica vitellus (Linnaeus, 1758) Nerita rumphii R├ęcluz, 1841 synonym of Nerita (Linnerita) litterata Gmelin, 1791 Nerita rustica Nardo, 1847 synonym of Littorina saxatilis (Oliv ... synonym of Neritina auriculata Lamarck, 1816 Nerita vitellus Linnaeus, 1758 synonym of Natica vitellus (Linnaeus, 1758) Nerita vitiensis Hombron Jacquinot ...