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Guide to Freshwater and Marine Mollusca of Poland

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By: Andrzej Piechocki(Author), Brygida Wawrzyniak-Wydrowska(Author), Beata M Pokryszko(Translated by)

280 pages, 156 colour photos and b/w line drawings

Bogucki Wydawnictwo Naukowe

Hardback | Dec 2016 | #234712 | ISBN-13: 9788379861095
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About this book

Language: English

This book covers all the species of Mollusca found so far in Polish waters, i.e. 63 species of Gastropoda (54 freshwater, 9 marine) and 47 species of Bivalvia (37 freshwater, 10 marine). The general chapters contains detailed descriptions of the molluscan morphoanatomy as well as ecology of snails and bivalves. In the systematic chapters, the readers will find keys to families, genera and species, as well as detailed descriptions of each species, including shell, variability and similarity to other species, soft parts, ecology and biology, distribution. Shells of all species are presented on colour photos.


Contents

1. Introduction   9
2. Systematic list of freshwater and marine molluscs of Poland   11
3. Characteristics of gastropods and bivalves   20
4. Ecology of gastropods and bivalves   52
5. Systematic part   63
6. References   247

Index   269
Poland. Map of main geographical regions   278


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