Key to Families of Australian Aquatic Molluscs

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Key to Families of Australian Aquatic Molluscs This key is apart of the Keys to Australian Aquatic Macro-Invertebrates. MOLLUSCA This large phylum is divided into several classes of which only the Bivalvia (bivalved molluscs) and Gastropoda (snails and slugs) are found in inland waters. BIVALVIA Bivalved molluscs occur commonly in marine and estuarine environments.  Four…

Key to Phylum and Class of Australian Aquatic Invertebrates

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Key to Phylum and Class of Australian Aquatic Invertebrates This is the central key in this series of linked Keys to Australian Aquatic Macro-Invertebrates.  The key is designed to identify any specimen to a level corresponding approximately to Phylum or Class. For most major invertebrate groups this key points directly to a family-level subkey.  For arthropod…

Terrestrial Mollusc Tool

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Terrestrial Mollusc Tool The Terrestrial Mollusc Tool was specifically designed to assist in the identification of adult terrestrial slugs and snails of agricultural importance. The tool also includes species of quarantine significance as well as invasive and contaminant mollusc species commonly intercepted at U.S. ports of entry. This Lucid-based identification tool specifically targets federal, state…