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Main Title Encyclopedia of Texas seashells : identification, ecology, distribution, and history /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Tunnell, John Wesley.
Hicks, D. W.
Withers, Kim.
Publisher Texas A & M University Press,
Year Published 2010
OCLC Number 430344470
ISBN 9781603441414 (cloth : alk. paper); 1603441417 (cloth : alk. paper)
Subjects Shells--Texas--Gulf Region--Encyclopedias ; Mollusks--Ecology--Texas--Gulf Region--Encyclopedias ; Coquillages--Texas (âEtats-Unis)--Identification ; Mollusques--âEcologie--Texas (âEtats-Unis)
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ESBM ELBD QL415.T4E53 2010 Newport CPHEA/PESD Library/Corvallis,OR 08/01/2019
ESBM  QL415.T4E53 2010 CPHEA/PESD Library/Corvallis,OR 12/16/2013
Edition 1st ed.
Collation xi, 512 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps ; 29 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 453-478) and index.
Contents Notes
Shells in Texas coastal history / Kim Withers -- Chronology of marine malacology in Texas -- Molluscan ecology and habitats / David W. Hicks -- Collecting seashells -- General features of mollusks -- Texas seashells. Class Aplacophora ; Class Polyplacophora (chitons) ; Class Gastropoda (snails) ; Class Cephalopoda (squid, octopus) ; Class Bivalvia (bivalves) ; Class Scaphopoda (tusk shells) -- Appendix: outline of classification and checklist of Texas seashells -- Glossary. 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.