Encyclopedia of Texas Seashells: Identification, Ecology, Distribution, and History

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Texas A&M University Press, 2010 - Mollusks - 512 pages
A guide to seashells found in Texas that discusses the historical uses of mollusks and seashells, the history of conchology and malacology in the state, habitats, and other related topics, and provides information for identifying nine hundred species.
 

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Contents

1 Shells in Texas Coastal History
5
2 Chronology of Marine Malacology in Texas
21
3 Molluscan Ecology and Habitats
28
4 Collecting Seashells
76
5 General Features of Mollusks
81
6 Texas Seashells
97
Outline of Classifi cation and Checklist of Texas Seashells
393
Glossary
433
References
453
Index
479
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