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2,400 years of malacology
Coan, E.V.; Kabat, A.R.; Petit, R.E. (2006). 2,400 years of malacology. Third edition. American Malacological Society: Philadelphia. 664 pp.

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  • Coan, E.V.; Kabat, A.R.; Petit, R.E. (2005). 2,400 years of malacology. American Malacological Society: Philadelphia. 598 pp., more

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Document type: Bibliography

Keywords
    Bibliographic information; Biographies; Malacologists; Malacology; Marine; Brackish water; Fresh water

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  • Coan, E.V., more
  • Kabat, A.R.
  • Petit, R.E.

Abstract
    This paper provides a comprehensive catalog of biographical and bibliographical publications for over 5,000 malacologists, conchologists, paleontologists, and others with an interest in mollusks, from Aristotle to the present. For each person, the birth/death years and nationality are given (when known), followed by bibliographic citations to the literature about that person and his/her collections and publications. Appendices provide citations to (1) publications on oceanographic expeditions and other natural history expeditions that resulted in the collection and description of mollusks; (2) histories of malacological institutions and organizations; and (3) histories and dates of publication of malacological journals and journals that are frequently cited in malacological publications, such as those of the Zoological Society of London.

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