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Pictorial Handbook: Indian Land Snails

Flora / FaunaIdentification Key

By: SC Mitra (Author), A Dey (Author), Ramakrishna (Author)

344 pages, 4 plates with 8 colour photos; 105 colour photos, 319 b/w photos and b/w line drawings

Zoological Survey of India

Hardback | Jan 2005 | #151974 | ISBN: 8181710509
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NHBS Price: £74.99 $94/€89 approx

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This handbook covers approximately 150 common species on Indian land snails.


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Contents

1. Introduction
2. Ecology/habitat
3. The shell
4. Adaptation to terrestrial habitat
5. Feeding
6. Reproduction
7. Aestivation
8. Arboreal habits
9. Snails and man
10. Snail hazards
11. Diversity and endemicity
12. Collection
13. Fixation and preservation
14. Classification
15. Systematic accounts
16. Bibliography
17. Glossary
18. Index


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