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Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Volume 17: Molluscs

Flora / Fauna

Series: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh Volume: 17

Edited By: Kamal Uddin Siddiqui

416 pages, Col photos

Asiatic Society of Bangladesh

Hardback | Dec 2007 | #175562
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NHBS Price: £54.99 $67/€62 approx

About this book

At the time of writing, 20 land, 22 freshwater and 437 marine and brackish water mollusc species belonging to 210 genera, 105 families and 23 orders under 4 classes had been recorded in Bangladesh.


Contents: Introduction. Land Molluscs: 1. Kingdom Animalia. 2. Phylum Mollusca. 3. The Univalves: Class gastropoda: 1. Order Mesogastropoda. 2. Order Stylommatophora. 3. Order Soleolifera. Freshwater Molluscs: i. The univalves: Class Gastropoda: 1. Order Archeogastropoda. 2. Order Mesogastropoda. 3. Order Basommatophora. ii. The Bivalves: Class Bivalvia. 1. Order Unionoida. 2. Order Veneroida. Marine and Brackish water molluscs: The Univalves: i. Class Polyplacophora: 1. Neoloricata. ii. Class Gastropoda: 1. Order Archaeogastropoda. 2. Order Mesogastropoda. 3. Order Neogastropoda. 4. Order Cephalaspidea. 5. Order Aplysiomorpha. 6. Order Archieopulmonata. 7. Order Basommatophora. 8. Order Systellommatophora. The Bivalves: Class Bivalvia (Pelecypoda/Lamellibranchia/Acephala). 1. Order Nuculoida. 2. Order Arcoida. 3. Order Mytiloida. 4. Order Pterioida. 5. Order Ostreina. 6. Order Veneroida. 7. Order Myoida. The Cephalopods: Class Cephalopoda: 1. Order Nautilida. 2. Order Sepiida. 3. Order Teuthida. 4. Order Octopoda. Glossary of terms. References. Index of scientific names. Index of English and local names.

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