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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.
In this context, this study aimed to i) identify the species associated with Fragaria x ananassa in rural properties in municipalities of Parana State, Brazil; ii) describe and illustrate the diagnostic morphological and conchology features of mollusk species; iii) construct an illustrated key based on these morphological and conchological features; and iv) analyze two species collected in March 2017 to investigate the possible occurrence of parasitic nematodes of medical importance.
Identification of the species of mollusks was carried out according to external conchological features (Stadnichenko, 2004).
neglectus en Manzanillo TABLE 1 Conchological measurements by age groups of P.
To date, local studies have been limited to their focal biogeographical distribution, biodiversity, and inventory [14-17] and to snail identification using varied conchological parameters and molecular attempts [18,19].
For species identification, conchological and morphological parameters were considered, according PAHO (1968) and Paraense (1975).
It is also noted that conchological traits alone are not always sufficient to establish clear boundaries between taxa [36].
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.