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The Molluscs are a large phylum of about 100,000 species. They are characterised by the shell and the mantle that secretes it, the radula which is a peculiar file-like feeding structure, and the moluscan gills. The phylum includes, as well as certain primitive groups, the Bivalves which include the cockle and mussel, the Cephalopods which include the cuttlefish, squid and octopus, and the Gastropods which include the limpet, whelk, snails and slugs.
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Photographs of the fossil shells of molluscs from the UK.
Listing of major taxa in the region in all molluscan classes with line drawings of some species.
This site provides a searchable database that allows the user to search for taxonomic references by taxon, geographical locality, author or keyword.
Martin Kohl supplies a gallery and extensive systematic information about freshwater gastropods and bivalves.
Provides a key to the freshwater bivalves and gastropods of the south east US.
Identification guide to Hawaiian bivalves and gastropods.
A useful guide to Australian marine molluscs, providing for each species a description and details of distribution, habitat and biology.
Information from the Tree of Life Project about mollusk systematics with references and links.
Photos of representatives of the major families of bivalves and gastropods.
Information about mollusks from the Animal Diversity Web.
Introduction to these organisms, with photographs and information on the various classes and their biology.
A guide to the sea shells of New South Wales, Australia, with high quality images and detailed information.
A diverse group of animals that include cephalopods (squid, octopuses, cuttlefish), gastropods (nudibranchs, snails, slugs, limpets, sea hares) and bivalves (mussels, clams, oysters, scallops).
A diverse group of animals that include cephalopods (squid, octopuses, cuttlefish), gastropods (nudibranchs, snails, slugs, limpets, sea hares) and bivalves (mussels, clams, oysters, scallops).
This site provides a searchable database that allows the user to search for taxonomic references by taxon, geographical locality, author or keyword.
Information about mollusks from the Animal Diversity Web.
A useful guide to Australian marine molluscs, providing for each species a description and details of distribution, habitat and biology.
Provides a key to the freshwater bivalves and gastropods of the south east US.
Martin Kohl supplies a gallery and extensive systematic information about freshwater gastropods and bivalves.
Photographs of the fossil shells of molluscs from the UK.
Introduction to these organisms, with photographs and information on the various classes and their biology.
Identification guide to Hawaiian bivalves and gastropods.
A guide to the sea shells of New South Wales, Australia, with high quality images and detailed information.
Listing of major taxa in the region in all molluscan classes with line drawings of some species.
Photos of representatives of the major families of bivalves and gastropods.
Information from the Tree of Life Project about mollusk systematics with references and links.

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