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Academy of Natural Sciences
Encyclopedia of Seashells
This easy-to-use vol. of 250 carefully selected species is the perfect resource for everyone, from the beginning shell collector to the serious student. Begins with an intro. that not only explains what mollusks are, but details their biological characteristics & evolution. Some of the mollusks are included because they are the most representative members of their respective families, while others are featured because they possess distinguishing characteristics, such as beauty, rarity, or size. Every entry contains a wealth of engaging & helpful info. Lists each speciesí Latin & common names, size, distribution, & other pertinent facts. Discusses the pervasive role of the seashell in religion, folklore, & mythology worldwide. Beautifully illustrated in full-color.
Proceedings of The Academy of Natural Sciences (No. 7 -- Dec., 1863)
Descriptions of New Birds from Bolivia: Part II -- A New Species of the Genus Pauxi: Notulae Naturae of The Academy of Natural Sciences of Phila., No. 29
Proceedings of The Academy of Natural Sciences (Part I -- Jan.-May, 1883)
Proceedings of The Academy of Natural Sciences (No. 4 -- Sept. and Oct., 1865)
Notes on Birds from the West Indies and Other Caribbean Islands: Notulae Naturae of The Academy of Natural Sciences of Phila., No. 13
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