conchological


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con·chol·o·gy

 (kŏng-kŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The collection and study of mollusk shells.

con′cho·log′i·cal (-kə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
con·chol′o·gist n.
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They had a little conchological cabinet, and a little metallurgical cabinet, and a little mineralogical cabinet; and the specimens were all arranged and labelled, and the bits of stone and ore looked as though they might have been broken from the parent substances by those tremendously hard instruments their own names; and, to paraphrase the idle legend of Peter Piper, who had never found his way into their nursery, If the greedy little Gradgrinds grasped at more than this, what was it for good gracious goodness' sake, that the greedy little Gradgrinds grasped it!
The space of open sea running north and south off the west coast, separates two quite distinct conchological provinces; but at the Galapagos Archipelago we have a halting-place, where many new forms have been created, and whither these two great conchological provinces have each sent up several colonists.
For species identification, conchological and morphological parameters were considered, according PAHO (1968) and Paraense (1975).
Conchological variation in Pomacea canaliculata and other South American Ampullariidae (Caenogastropoda, Architaenioglossa).
Conchological researches in San Pedro Bay and vicinity, including the Alamitos Oyster Fishery, Annual Publication of the Historical Society of Southern California 3(2): 10-15.
Conchological redescriptions of Mytilopsis sallei and Mytilopsis leucophaeta of the brackish western Atlantic.
The conchological illustrations, or coloured figures of all the hitherto unfigured recent shells.
A two-year study, led by zoologist Dr Ben Rowson from the National Museum of Wales and his colleagues, Cardiff University's Bill Symondson and Roy Anderson of the Conchological Society, has discovered eight new species of slug living in the British Isles.
68) This was likely true of the other works in her oeuvre; she had already used preserved specimens in her conchological and botanical illustrations.
Bioaccumulative and conchological assessment of heavy metal transfer in a soil-plantsnail food chain.
In the present study eight species of clams and one species of blood cockle identified on the basis of their conchological features have been reported.
Conchological Society of Great Britain and Ireland & Malacological Society of London, L.