- Scales and Snails. // WILD;May2004, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p28
Features a new species of snail discovered underwater near hot vents in the Indian Ocean in 2004.
- Distribution and Dispersal Mechanisms of Oxytrema (--Goniobasis) suturalis Haldeman (Gastropoda: Pleuroceridae) in the Yellow River, Georgia, U.S.A. Burbanck, W. D.; Krieger, K. A. // American Midland Naturalist;Jan1976, Vol. 95 Issue 1, p49
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- Last stand for society snails. Tudge, Colin // New Scientist;7/11/92, Vol. 135 Issue 1829, p25
Examines the partulas, a small land snail from the high volcanic Pacific islands, which are now near extinction. The classic modern study of partulas by James Murray; The selective pressures sustaining the enormous variety of partulas; The broad genetic differences seen between different...
- Cutter's Mud Snail Article. Norikane, Bruce // Fly Fisherman;May2005, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p8
Presents information on New Zealand mud snails.
- Mud Snail Solution. Weis, John H. // Fly Fisherman;May2005, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p8
Presents information on genetic diversity and New Zealand mud snails.
- Return to the wild. // New Scientist;6/08/96, Vol. 150 Issue 2033, p13
Reports on the return of three species of Partula snail to the wild in Moorea near Tahiti. Extinction of wild colonies of Partula suturalis, Partula taeniata and Partula tohiveana by an imported American predatory snail.
- Density and adult size in natural populations of a... Stiven, Alan E.; Foster, Bradley A. // American Midland Naturalist;Oct96, Vol. 136 Issue 2, p287
Examines the hypotheses in natural populations of the Mesodon normalis, the southern Appalachian land snail. Two principle hypotheses explaining variation in adult body size; Relation between adult shell size and population density; Causes of shell size variation in land snails; Methodology of...
- Experimental effects of density and food on growth and... Foster, Bradley A.; Stiven, Alan E. // American Midland Naturalist;Oct96, Vol. 136 Issue 2, p300
Examines some of the hypotheses explaining variation in adult body size in land snails, including abiotic environmental factors and the effects population density have on growth rates. Growth rates of young snails in low and high population densities; Presence of density-dependent food...
- Giant snails are falling prey. // International Wildlife;Mar/Apr86, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p50
Giant snails are falling prey to new enemies after surviving for millions of years in their secluded island environment. Their enemies are pigs, rats, bulldozers and human collectors. A look at the giant land snail's struggle for survival.