n. plStylommatophora(Zoöl) A division of Pulmonata in which the eyes are situated at the tips of the tentacles. It includes the common land snails and slugs. See Illust. under Snail.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
stylommatophoraA suborder or other prime division of pulmonate gastropods, having the eyes borne on the ends of the tentacles: opposed to Basommatophora. It includes the terrestrial pulmonates, as land-snails and slugs. Geophila and Nephropneusta are synonyms.