Australian Marine Shells: Prosobranch Gastropods. Part One

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Odyssey Publishing, 1993 - Nature - 408 pages
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First in a two-volume set describing and illustrating over 2400 species of Australian marine prosobranch gastropods including information on geographic distribution, habitat and synonymies. Provides an introduction dealing with collecting and preserving shells, biology and nomenclature. Lavishly illustrated with over 100 colour photographs and 600 line drawings. Includes a glossary and an index. The author is a former curator of molluscs at the Western Australian Museum, and is now a consultant on marine and conservation matters.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
10
DOCOGLOSSA
26
True Limpets Patellidae 3537
35
Sugar Limpets Phenacolepadidae
43
Keyhole and Slit Limpets Fissurellidae 5160
51
TROCHOIDEA
61
Turban Shells and their relatives Turbinidae 96109
96
Skeneids Skeneidae
110
Vanikoros Vanikoridae
162
Carrier Shells Xenophoridae
170
LAMELLARIOIDEA
208
Bean Cowries Eratos Triviidae
214
HETEROPODA
254
Cerithiopsids Cerithiopsidae
273
Wentletraps Epitoniidae
282
Eulimas Eulimidae
292

Horsehoof limpets Hipponicidae
119
Dialids Dialidae
125
Plesiotrochids Plesiotrochidae 131132
131
Slit Worm Shells Siliquariidae
141
Skeneopsids Skeneopsidae
148
GLOSSARY
380
GLOSSARY OF ABBREVIATIONS
387
Strombs Strombidae 153160
404
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Wilson, Dept. of Environmental Toxicology, University of California.

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