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MOLLUSCA (slugs, snails, bivalves, octopus, sea slugs)

BioImages BioImages (www.bioimages.org.uk) has 2412 images of MOLLUSCA (slugs, snails, bivalves, octopus, sea slugs)

NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of MOLLUSCA (slugs, snails, bivalves, octopus, sea slugs)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Phylum)

Taxon Rank #subtaxa #refs #webs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Beedham, G.E., 1972 Identification of the British Mollusca
Forbes, E. & Hanley, S., 1853 A History of British Mollusca, and their Shells
British Marine Life Pictures: http://www.britishmarinelifepictures.co.uk/gallery.html British Marine Life Pictures

Freshwater

Germain, L., 1930 Mollusques Terrestres et Fluviatiles (2 vols)
Pfleger, V., 1998 A Field Guide in Colour to Molluscs
European Limnofauna: http://wbd.etibioinformatics.nl/bis/limno.php European Limnofauna

Marine

The Marine Life Information Network for Britain and Ireland (MarLIN): http://www.marlin.ac.uk/gallerycategory.php?gcatid=8 The Marine Life Information Network for Britain and Ireland (MarLIN)
Fish, J.D. & Fish, S., 2011 A Student's Guide to the Seashore
Gibson, R., Hextall, B. & Rogers, A., 2001 Photographic Guide to the Sea & Shore Life of Britain & North-west Europe
Hayward, P.J. & Ryland, J.S. (eds), 1990 (including the tiniest bivavles that are omitted from most other guides) The Marine Fauna of the British Isles and north-west Europe
Hayward, P.J. & Ryland, J.S. (eds), 1996 (littoral and sublittoral fauna) Handbook of the Marine Fauna of North-West Europe
Jones, A.M. & Baxter, J.M., 1987 Molluscs: Caudofoveata, Solenogastres, Polyplacophora and Scaphopoda
Naylor, P., 2005 Great British Marine Animals
Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland: http://www.habitas.org.uk/marinelife/ Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland
Wood, C., 2007 Seasearch Observer's Guide to Marine Life of Britain and Ireland
Plankton
Larink, O. & Westheide, W., 2006 Coastal Plankton - photo guide for European Seas
Larink, O. & Westheide, W., 2011 Coastal Plankton - photo guide for European Seas (2nd ed)

Planktonic larvae

Apstein, C. & Brandt, K.A.H. (eds), 1901 Tunicata, Mollusca

Planktonic larval stages

Conway, D.V.P., 2012 Marine zooplankton of southern Britain. Part 1: Radiolaria, Heliozoa, Foraminifera, Ciliophora, Cnidaria, Ctenophora, Platyhelminthes, Nemertea, Rotifera and Mollusca

Planktonic stages and forms

Todd, C.D., Laverack, M.S. & Boxshall, G., 1996 Coastal Marine Zooplankton: A Practical Manual for Students

Societies

Conchological Society of Great Britain and Ireland Conchological Society of Great Britain and Ireland

Terrestrial

Germain, L., 1930 Mollusques Terrestres et Fluviatiles (2 vols)
Pfleger, V., 1998 A Field Guide in Colour to Molluscs

General Works

Conchology-UK: http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/conchology-uk/join Conchology-UK
Borradaile, L.A. & Potts, F.A. with chapters by Eastham, L.E.S. & Saunders, J.T, 1935 The Invertebrata: a manual for the use of students
Hedegaard, C. & Wenk, H.-R., 1998 Microstructure and texture patterns of mollusc shells
Morton, J.E., 1967 Molluscs
Step, E., 1945 Shell Life - an introduction to the British Mollusca

Curation

Russell, H.D., 1963 Notes on methods for the narcotization, killing, fixation, and preservation of marine organisms

Dead wood

Alexander, K.N.A., 2002 The Invertebrates of Living and Decaying Timber in Britain and Ireland - a Provisional Annotated Checklist

Journals

Journal de Malacologie Continentale (MalaCo) Journal
Mollusc World Journal
Journal of Conchology Journal
Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London Journal
Journal of Molluscan Studies (J. Mollus. Stud.) Journal
Plankton
Journal of Plankton Research (J. Plankton Res.) Journal

Lab techniques

Costello, D. & Henley, C., 1971 Methods for obtaining and handling marine eggs and embryos

Parasitology

Canning, E.U., Cox, F.E.G., Croll, N.A. & Lyons, K.M., 1973 The Natural History of Slapton Ley Nature Reserve: VI Studies on Parasites

Societies

Conchological Society of Great Britain and Ireland: http://www.conchsoc.org Conchological Society of Great Britain and Ireland

MOLLUSCA may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
EUMETAZOA
(metazoans)
Invertebrates (via Mollusca)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Associated with MOLLUSCA:

(live) live is predated by adult Muricidae - a family of whelks and oyster drills (Neogastropoda) Graham, A., 1971 [bores through the shell]
is parasitised by larva Sarcophaga melanura - a flesh fly (Diptera: Sarcophagidae) van Emden, F.I.,, 1954

Mollusca may be associated with more taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

ANIMALIA
(animals)
Invertebrates (via Mollusca)

References

Graham, A., 1971 British Prosobranch and other operculate gastropod molluscs
van Emden, F.I.,, 1954 Diptera: Cyclorrhapha Calyptrata (I) Sect (a) Tachinidae and Calliphoridae
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