H. REISE, M. BENKE & J.M.C. HUTCHINSON 2002. A sinistral specimen of the terrestrial slug Arion lusitanicus (Gastropoda: Pulmonata: Arionidae). Malakologische Abhandlungen staatliches Museum für Tierkunde Dresden 20:247–252.

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Sinistrality in gastropods seems currently to have become a hot topic again. A recent review is:
Schilthuizen & Davison 2005. The convoluted evolution of snail chirality. Naturwissenschaften 92:504–515.
I would also heartily recommend as an excellent read about handedness in the world:
McManus, C. 2002. Right Hand, Left Hand: the Origins of Asymmetry in Brains, Bodies, Atoms and Cultures. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson.

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