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Science Channel 14 Aug 19
This is a . We named her Abby.🐌🍃 Abby is a shell-less terrestrial gastropod who is mostly made of water. Abby must stay wet to generate a protective mucus - the mucus leaves behind a slime trail which other other slugs follow in search of a mate.
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BHL 30 Apr 18
Beautiful for ! attributed to A. Adams for "The Zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Samarang" (1850). Contributed to by :
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BHL 13 Jun 18
Three generations of Sowerbys contributed to the monumental "Thesaurus conchyliorum" (1847-1887). It is considered one of the rarest of all books. Explore it in via :
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Mohamed Adel 5 May 19
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Juan Carlos Bagnell 12 Jan 18
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Cynthia Barnett 14 Feb 18
A true Valentine from nature: cardium cardissa, aka the heart cockle, one of 10 million shells in the oldest collection in U.S., in .
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eveninghawk 11 Jun 19
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Huw Griffiths 31 Jan 18
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CornellArts&Sciences 30 Nov 18
A renowned collection of specimens has been donated by to for a future digitization project:
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Huw Griffiths 1 Feb 18
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Torquay Marina 18 Aug 18
Thanks to everyone involved with identifying this Sea Slug - ‘Akera Bullata’ a marine opisthobranch gastropod mollusk which was filmed in MDL Torquay Marina ⛵️🛥
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Emily A. Miller Mar 25
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Maxime Duprez 22 Aug 19
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iNaturalist Feb 15
iNat user carolynvlasveld shared this photo of an Australian beach covered in Conuber moon egg masses - it's our Observation of the Day! More details at:
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BHL 20 Aug 18
"The Collector's Manual of British Land & Freshwater Shells" provides descriptions of British species as well as tips on preserving & arranging specimens. Explore the 1896 2nd Ed. in via :
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iNaturalist 10 Jun 19
Happy ! Today's Observation of the Day comes from , where yeekeat spotted this Slender Roboastra ! More details at:
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iNaturalist 25 Mar 19
This ovipositing Simnia arcuata false cowrie is our Observation of the Day! Seen in the United States by divindk. More details at:
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iNaturalist 22 Oct 18
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iNaturalist Nov 25
It's , and our Observation of the Day is a pair of Hypselodoris whitei , seen in by patrickjakiel! More details at:
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iNaturalist 19 Sep 18
Check out the pattern on this Amphidromus hamatus 's shell, it's our Observation of the Day! Seen in by pizzamurderer.
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