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

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Texas A&M University Press, 2010 - Electronic books - 512 pages
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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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Comprehensive. Still trying to find what I want. There does not appear to be a guide to seashells for the gulf of mexico. As with so many other subjects, this requires a collection of books to cover the subject. This one comes close. Read full review

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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