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Charles Lydeard
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Professor & Chair, Department of Biology and Chemistry, Morehead State University
Professor & Chair, Department of Biology and Chemistry, Morehead State University

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2018 Annual AMS-WSM meeting in Hawaii!
The 84th Annual American Malacological Society (AMS) and 51st Western Society of Malacologists (WSM) meetings will be co-hosted in Honolulu, Hawaii this year from June 19th-23rd, 2018.  The meeting will be held at the beautiful Hilton Waikiki Beach Hotel an...
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Invasion of Arion subfuscus/fuscus complex
Érik L’Heureux Department of Biological Sciences Arion fuscus, Johnville Bog & Forest Park, Johnville, Quebec, Canada,  2017 Université de Montréal, Québec,
Canada Constance
Boone Award at the American Malacological Society I
had the opportunity to particip...
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Uncovering mollusk diversity in mangrove forests
Tricia
C. Goulding Onchidiidae slug Pennsylvania State University Department of Biology 2nd place winner of the best student presentation award at the  American Malacological Society This past week I joined other mollusk researchers to
exchange ideas, discu...
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American Malacological Society 83rd Annual Meeting Summary
Charles
Lydeard, Elizabeth K. Shea, and Amanda Lawless The American
Malacological Society recently held its 83 rd annual meeting this
past July at Clayton Hall of the University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware.   The meeting was hosted by AMS President Liz
Sh...
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Source of the biologically invasive snail, Physa acuta
see note below*   Physa acuta (also
known as Physella acuta ) is a
well-known biologically invasive species that is now distributed over much of the world.  It was originally described
by Draparnaud in 1805 from the Garonne River in France and initially tho...
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Discovery of a New Non-native or Potentially Invasive Worm-Snail from an Artificial Reef of the Florida Keys
Thylacodes vandyensis n. sp. Artificial reefs are
viewed favorably by resource managers who believe they provide habitat
structure and settling sites for invertebrate biological diversity, which
settle on the site and eventually attract fishes and other org...
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By José
Leal Join
us to examine the threats faced by the world’s second most diverse group of animals On May 22–24, 2016 the
Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum on Sanibel Island, Florida, will host a conference devoted to the threats to the second most d...
Molluscan Musings
Molluscan Musings
molluscanmusings.blogspot.com
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Update on the status of the remaining Hawaiian land snail species Part 4: Punctidae and Endodontidae
                                 Norine W. Yeung and Kenneth A. Hayes     For the fourth installment of our updates on the status of the Hawaiian land snail fauna we discuss the Hawaiian families in the superfamily Punctoidea: Punctidae (Fig 1A) and Endodon...
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Update on the status of the remaining Hawaiian land snail species Part 3: Pupillidae and Succineidae
Norine W. Yeung and Kenneth
A. Hayes      In the
third installment of our updates on the status of the Hawaiian land snail fauna
we are covering the third and last of our Hawaiian Orthurethran families, the
Pupillidae (Figure 1) and our only Elasmognathan r...
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Update on the status of the remaining Hawaiian land snail species Part 2: Amastridae and Achatinellidae
Kenneth A. Hayes and
Norine W. Yeung      In the second installment of our
updates on the status of the Hawaiian land snail fauna we are covering the two
most species rich families represented in Hawaii, the Amastridae (Figure 1A-E)
and Achatinellidae (Figu...
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