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Selected Sources of Information on Mollusks

General Reference and Identification Books

Abbott, R. Tucker. Compendium of Landshells. Melbourne, FL: American Malacologists, 1989. 240 pp., 2,000 species of terrestrial shells in color.

______. Kingdom of the Seashell. Melbourne, FL: American Malacologists, 1993. 256 pp.

______. The Pocket Guide to the Seashells of the Northern Hemisphere. Limpsfield, Surrey: Dragon's World, 1990. 176 pp., color illus.

______. Register of American Malacologists. Melbourne, FL: American Malacologists, 1987. 2nd ed, 168 pp.

Abbott, R. Tucker, and S. Peter Dance. Compendium of Seashells. New York: E.P. Dutton, 1982. 411 pp., 4,200-plus color plates.

Adam, William, and William J. Rees. A Review of the Cephalopod Family Sepiidae. The John Murray Expedition 1933-34 Scientific Reports. Vol. 11, No. 1. London: Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History), 1966. 165 pp., 46 plates.

Angeletti, Sergio. The Seas and Their Shells. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1978. 334 pp., color photos.

Anseeuw, Patrick and Yoshihiro Goto. The Living Pleurotomariidae: A Synopsis of the Recent Pleurotomariidae Including Colour Plates of All Extant Type Specimens. Osaka, Japan: Elle Scientific Publications, 1996. 202 pp., chiefly illustrations, (some in color), maps; includes bibliographical references pp. 190-202.

Bayne, Brian L., ed. Marine Mussels, Their Ecology and Physiology. International Biological Programme Series no. 10. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1976. 506 pp., illus.

Boss, Kenneth J. Mollusks. Vol. 1 of Synopsis and Classification of Living Organisms. Ed. Sybil P. Parker. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1982.

Boucaud-Camou, E., ed. La Sièche (The Cuttlefish). Caen: Centre de Publications de l'Université de Caen, 1991. 358 pp.

Bratcher, Twila, and Walter O. Cernohorsky. Living Terebras of the World. Melbourne, FL: American Malacologists, 1987. 240 pp., 6 color and 68 black-and-white plates.

Britton, Joseph C. et al, eds. Proceedings, First International Corbicula Symposium. Fort Worth: Texas Christian University Research Foundation, 1979. 313 pp., 12 figs.

Brown, Roland Wilbur. Composition of Scientific Words: A Manual of Methods and a Lexicon of Materials for the Practice of Logotechnics. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1956.

Burgess, Clarence M. Cowries of the World. Cape Town: G. Verhoef, Seacomber, 1985. 289 pp., 20 color plates, color photos.

Cate, Crawford Neill. A Review of the Triviidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda). San Diego: Society of Natural History, 1979. 126 pp.

_____. A Systematic Revision of the Recent Cypraeid Family Ovulidae. Veliger 15 supplement, (1973). 116 pp., 51 pls.

Cernohorsky, Walter O. Systematics of the Families Mitridae and Volutomitridae (Mollusca: Gastropoda). Bulletin of the Auckland Institute and Museum, no. 8. Auckland, N. Z. 1970. 190 pp., 18 plates, text figs.

_____. Systematics of the Family Nassariidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda). Bulletin of the Auckland Institute and Museum, no. 14. Auckland, N.Z. 1984. 356 pp.

Cheng, Thomas C. Marine Mollusks as Hosts for Symbioses, with a Review of Known Parasites of Commercially Important Species. In Advances in Marine Biology 5 (1967). Ed. Frederick S. Russell. New York: Academic Press, 1967. 415 pp., illus.

Clarke, M. R., ed. A Handbook for the Identification of Cephalopod Beaks. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1986.

______, ed. The Role of Cephalopods in the World's Oceans. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, London. 351 (1343) (1996), 977-1112.

Cooke, Alfred H. Molluscs. Vol. 3 of The Cambridge Natural History, edited by Sidney E. Harmer and Arthur E. Shipley. 1895. Reprint. London: Macmillan, 1927. 459 pp., 311 figs., 3 maps.

Cossignani, Tiziano. Bursidae of the World. Ancona, Italy: L’Informatore Piceno, 1994. 119 pp., many color photos.

Cousteau, Jacques-Yves, and Philippe Diolé. Octopus and Squid: The Soft Intelligence. Trans. J.F. Bernard. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1973. 304 pp., 124 color photos.

Cox, Ian, ed. The Scallop: Studies of a Shell and Its Influence on Humankind. London: Shell Transport and Trading Co., 1957. 135 pp., color illus.

Cox, James A. Shells: Treasures from the Sea. New York: Larousse, 1979. 255 pp., many photos.

Dance, S. Peter. A History of Shell Collecting. Leiden, The Netherlands: E.J. Brill, 1986. 265 pp., 33 plates.

______. Rare Shells. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1969. 128 pp., 24 color photos.

______. Seashells. New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1973. 159 pp., color illus.

______. The World of Shells: A Guide for Collectors. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1976. 191 pp., color plates, illus.

Dance, S. Peter, ed. The Collector's Encyclopedia of Shells. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1976. 288 pp., 2,000 species, 1,500 color photos.

Eisenberg, Jerome M. A Collector's Guide to Seashells of the World. William E. Old, Jr., consulting ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1981. 239 pp., many color photos. 2,600 species, more than 400 illustrated.

Emerson, William K., and Morris K. Jacobson. The American Museum of Natural History Guide to Shells: Land, Freshwater and Marine, from Nova Scotia to Florida. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. 482 pp., color and black-and-white photos.

Fair, Ruth H. The Murex Book: An Illustrated Catalogue of Recent Muricidae (Muricinae, Muricopsinae, Ocenebrinae). Honolulu: published by the author, 1976. 138 pp., 23 plates.

Farmer, Wesley M. Seashore Discoveries. Santee, CA: W. M. Farmer, 1986. 123 pp., 4 color plates.

Feininger, Andreas, and William K. Emerson. Shells. New York: Viking Press, 1972. 295 pp., illus.

Fretter, Vera, and J. Peake, eds. Pulmonates. 3 vols. London and New York: Academic Press, 1975-79.. An extensive list of references is part of each of the volumes in this series.

Vol. 1: Functional Anatomy and Physiology. 417 pp., text figs.
Vol. 2a: Systematics, Evolution and Ecology. 540 pp., many figs.
Vol. 2b: Economic Malacology with Particular Reference to Achatina fulica. 150 pp., 5 figs.

Galtsoff, Paul S. The American Oyster: Crassostrea virginica Gmelin. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Fishery Bulletin 64. Washington, DC: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1964.

Galtsoff, Paul S., compiler. Bibliography of Oysters and Other Marine Organisms Associated with Oyster Bottoms and Estuarine Ecology. Boston: G.K. Hall, 1972. 857 pp.

Giese, Arthur C., and John S. Pearse, eds. Reproduction of Marine Invertebrates. New York: Academic Press. 1974-79. 5 vols. Vol. 4: Molluscs: Gastropods and Cephalopods. 369 pp. Vol. 5: Molluscs: Pelecypods and Lesser Classes. 369 pp., tables.

Goto, Yoshihiro, and Guido T. Poppe. A Listing of Living Mollusca. Ancona, Italy: L'Informatore Piceno, 1996. 4 Vols.

Grzimek, Bernhard, ed. Mollusks and Echinoderms. Vol. 3 of Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1974. 540 pp., illus. with line drawings and color plates.

Halstead, Bruce W. Poisonous and Venomous Marine Animals of the World. 2nd rev. ed. Princeton: Darwin Press, 1988. 1,168 pp., 288 pages of plates, color illus.

Hamada, Takashi et al., eds. Nautilus macromphalus in Captivity. Tokyo: Tokai University Press, 1980. 80 pp., color plates, black-and-white photos., figs.

Hanlon, R. T., and J. B. Messenger. Cephalopod Behavior. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1996. 232 pp.

Henning, Thomas, and Jens Hemmen. Ranellidae & Personidae of the World. Wiesbaden, Germany: C. Hemmen, 1993. 263 pp.

Hickman, Carole S, and James H. McLean. Systematic Revision and Suprageneric Classification of Trochacean Gastropods. Los Angeles, CA: Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, 1990. 169 pp.

Hill, Leonard. The World's Most Beautiful Seashells. Tampa, FL: Carmichael Publications, 1995.

Houart, Roland. Illustrated Catalogue of Recent Species of Muricidae Named Since 1971. Wiesbaden: C. Hemmen, 1994.

Houbrick, R. S. Genus Clypeomorus Jousseaume (Cerithiidae: Prosobranchia). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, no. 403. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1985. 131 pp.

_____. Monograph of the Genus Cerithium Bruguiere in the Indo-Pacific (Cerithiidae: Prosobranchia). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, no. 510. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1992. 211 pp.

Howorth, Peter C. The Abalone Book. Happy Camp, CA: Naturegraph, 1978. 80 pp., black-and-white and color photos.

Hutsell, Kim C., Lind L. Hutsell, and Donald L. Pisor. Registry of W orld Record Size Shells. San Diego: Snail’s Pace Productions, 1997. 101 pp.

Hyman, Libbie H. The Invertebrates. Vol. 6, Mollusca I: Aplacophora, Polyplacophora, Monoplacophora, Gastropoda: The Coelomate Bilateria. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1967. 792 pp., illus.

Joyce, Kristin, and Shellei Addison. Pearls: Ornament and Obsession. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993. 253 pp., many color and black-and-white photos.

Kaas, Piet, and Richard A. van Belle. Monograph of Living Chitons. 3 vols. Leiden, The Netherlands and New York: E.J. Brill, 1987. 198 pp., 76 figs., 40 maps.

Kay, E. Alison, ed. The Conservation Biology of Molluscs. Occasional Paper of the IUCN Species Survival Commission no. 9, 1995. 81 pp.

Kaicher, Sally D. Card Catalogue of World-Wide Shells. Sixty-one groups of about 100 or so illustrated cards. St. Petersburg, FL: Sally D. Kaicher, 1973 to present.

Kinne, Otto, ed. Diseases of Marine Animals. Diseases of Marine Animals Series, vol. 1. New York: Wiley-Interscience, 1980. 466 pp., many black-and-white illus.

Knudsen, Jens N. Biological Techniques: Collecting, Preserving and Illustrating Plants and Animals. New York: Harper & Row, 1966. 525 pp.

Kohn, Alan J. A Chronological Taxonomy of Conus, 1758-1840. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1992.

Kosuge, Sadao, and Masaji Suzuki. Illustrated Catalogue of Latiaxis and Its Related Groups, Family Coralliophilidae. Special Publication no. 1. Tokyo: Institute of Malacology of Tokyo, 1985. 83 pp., 24 color plates, 26 black-and-white plates.

Lalli, Carol M., and Ronald W. Gilmer. Pelagic Snails: The Biology of Holoplanktonic Gastropod Mollusks. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1989. 259 pp., 8 pp. of plates.

Lamprell, Kevin. Spondylus: Spiny Oyster Shells of the World. Leiden, The Netherlands: E.J. Brill, 1987. 82 pp., 36 color plates.

Lan, Tzu-chiao. The Classic Shells of the World. Taipei, Taiwan: T. C. Lan, 1993.

Lane, Frank W. The Kingdom of the Octopus: The Life History of the Cephalopoda. Rev. ed. New York: Sheridan House, 1974. 300 pp., 53 plates (5 in color), 13 figs.

Lindner, Gert. Field Guide to Seashells of the World. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1978. 271 pp.

Lorenz, Felix, Jr., and Alex Hubert. A Guide to Worldwide Cowries. Weisbaden: Christa Hemmen, 1993. 571 pp., including 112 color and 12 black-and-white plates.

Malek, Emile A., and Thomas C. Cheng. Medical and Economic Malacology. New York: Academic Press, 1974. 398 pp.

Marcus, Eveline and Ernst. American Opisthobranch Mollusks. Studies in Tropical Oceanography no. 6. Miami: University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, 1967. 256 pp., illus.

Marsh, J.A., and O.H. Rippingale. Cone Shells of the World. 3rd ed. Brisbane: Jacaranda Press, 1974. 183 pp., 24 color plates.

Moore, Raymond C., dir. and ed., and Curt Teichert, ed. 1953-81. Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology. 31 vols. New York: Geological Society of America.

Part I: Mollusca 1 (mollusca general features, Scaphopoda, Amphineura, Monoplacophora, Gastropoda general features, Archaeogastropoda, mainly Paleozoic Caenogastropoda and Opisthobranchia). 351 pp., 1,732 figs., illus.

Part K: Mollusca 3 (Cephalopoda general features, Endoceratoidea, Actinoceratoidea, Nautiloidea, Bactritoidea). 519 pp., 2,382 figs.

Part L: Mollusca 4 (Cephalopoda, Ammonoidea). 490 pp., 3,800 figs.

Part N, vol. 1: Mollusca 6 (Bivalvia). 489 pp., illus.
Part N, vol. 2: Mollusca 6 (Bivalvia). 461 pp., illus.
Part N, vol. 3: Mollusca 6 (Bivalvia). 270 pp., illus.

Morton, Brian, ed. The Bivalvia: Proceedings of a Memorial Symposium in Honour of Sir Charles Maurice Yonge (1899-1986) at the IXth International Malacological Congress, 1986. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 1990.

Morton, John E. Molluscs. 5th rev. ed. London: Hutchinson University Library, 1979. 264 pp., 60 figs.

Nesis, Kir N. Cephalopods of the World: Squids, Cuttlefishes, Octopuses, and Allies. Trans. B.S. Levitov; ed. Lourdes A. Burgess. Neptune City, NJ: T.F.H. Publications, 1987. 351 pp.

Nixon, Marion, and J.B. Messenger, eds. The Biology of Cephalopods: The Proceedings of a Symposium Held at the Zoological Society of London on 10 and 11 April, 1975. Symposia of the Zoological Society of London no. 38. London: Academic Press, 1977. 615 pp., illus.

Okutani, T. Cuttlefish and Squids of the World in Color. Japan: National Cooperative Association of Squid Processors, 1995. 185 pp.

Oliver, Arthur P.H. Guide to Shells. New York: Quadrangle/The New York Times Book Co., 1975. 320 pp., 156 color plates.

Parkinson, Brian. Tropical Landshells of the World. Wiesbaden: Verlag C. Hemmen, 1987.

Pelseneer, Paul. Mollusca. Vol. 5 of A Treatise on Zoology, edited by Edwin Ray Lankester (1906). Amsterdam: A. Asher, 1964.

Perera, Gloria and Jerry G. Walls. Apple Snails in the Aquarium. Neptune City, NJ: T.F.H. Publications, 1996. 121 pp., many color photos.

Petuch, Edward J., and Dennis M. Sargent. Atlas of the Living Olive Shells of the World. Fort Lauderdale, FL: Coastal Education and Research Foundation, 1986. 253 pp., color plates, black-and-white plates and maps.

Ponder, W. F. A Revision of the Recent Xenophoridae of the World and of the Australian Fossil Species. Memoir no. 17. Sydney: The Australian Museum, 1983. 126 pp., 152 figs.

Ponder, W. F., ed. Prosobranch Phylogeny: Proceedings of a Symposium Held at the 9th International Malacological Congress, Edinburgh, Scotland, 31 August - 6 September. Malacological Review, Supplement 4, 1988. 346 pp.

Poppe, Guido T. and Yoshihiro Goto. Volutes. Ancona, Italy: [Published for] Mostra Mondiale Malacologia by L'Informatore Piceno, 1992. 348 pp., illustrations, some in color, maps; includes bibliographical references (p. 329-340) and index.

Powell, Arthur W.B. The Molluscan Families Speightiidae and Turridae: An Evaluation of the Valid Taxa, both Recent and Fossil, with Lists of Characteristic Species. Bulletin no. 5. Auckland: Auckland Institute and Museum, 1966. 184 pp., 23 plates.

Purchon, R.D. The Biology of the Mollusca. 2nd ed. New York: Pergamon Press, 1977. 560 pp., 185 figs., 21 tables.

Radwin, George E., and Anthony D'Attilio. Murex Shells of the World: An Illustrated Guide to the Muricidae. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1976. 284 pp., 190 figs., 32 color plates.

Reid, David G. Systematics and Evolution of Littorina. London: Ray Society, 1996.

Rombouts, A. Guidebook to Pecten Shells: Recent Pectinidae and Propeamussiidae of the World. Oegstgeest, The Netherlands: Universal Book Services/Dr. W. Backhuys, 1991. 157 pp.

Roper, Clyde F. E., and Kenneth J. Boss. The Giant Squid. Scientific American 246, no. 4 (April 1982): 96-105.

Roper, C. F. E., C.C. Lu, and F.G. Hochberg, eds. Biology and Resource Potential of Cephalopods. Memoirs of the National Museum of Victoria 44 (1983). 311 pp.

Roper, Clyde F. E., and Michael J. Sweeney. A Catalog of the Type-Specimens of Recent Cephalopoda in the National Museum of Natural History. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, no. 278. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1978. 19 pp.

Roper, Clyde F. E., M. J. Sweeney, and C. Nauen. Cephalopods of the World. An Annotated and Illustrated Catalogue of Species of Interest to Fisheries. FAO Fisheries Synopsis No. 125, Vol. 3. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 1984. 277 pp.

Roper, C. F. E., M. J. Sweeney, and M. Vecchione, eds. The Gilbert L. Voss Memorial Issue, Bulletin of Marine Science, 49 (1-2) (1992). 670 pp.

Roper, Clyde F. E., et al. An Illustrated Key to the Families of the Order Teuthoidea (Cephalopoda). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, no. 13. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1969. 32 pp., 16 plates, figs., tables.

Rosenberg, Gary. The Encyclopedia of Seashells. New York: Dorset Press, 1992. 224 pp.

Runham, Norman W., and Philip J. Hunter. Terrestrial Slugs. New York: Hilary House, 1971. 184 pp., illus. Biological Sciences Series. Technical, with large bibliography.

Ruppert, Edward E., and Robert D. Barnes. Invertebrate Zoology. 6th ed. Fort Worth: Saunders College Publ., 1994.

Safer, Jane Fearer, and Frances McLaughlin Gill. Spirals from the Sea : An Anthropological Look at Shells. New York: C.N. Potter, 1982. 192 pp.

Sandved, Kjell Bloch. Shells in Color. Photos. Text by R. Tucker Abbott. New York, Viking Press, 1973. 12 pp.

Saunders, Graham D. Spotter's Guide to Shells: An Introduction to Seashells of the World. New York: Mayflower Books, 1979. 64 pp., illustrated with geographic notation.

Saunders, W. B., and N. H. Landman, eds. Nautilus: The Biology and Paleobiology of a Living Fossil. New York: Plenum Press, 1987. 632 pp.

Scase, Robert, and Eric Storey. The World of Shells. New York: Larousse, 1975. 106 pp., illustrated with over 100 color plates.

Sheets, Elva D. The Fascinating World of the Sea: Circling the Globe for the Wild Seashell. New York: Crown, 1974. 248 pp., illus.

Shepherd, S. A., and Mia J. Tegner, S. A. Guzman del Proo, eds. Abalone of the World: Biology, Fisheries and Culture. Oxford: Fishing News Books, 1992.

Shikama, Tokio, and Masuoki Horikoshi. 1963-64. Genshoku zukan sekai no kai (Selected Shells of the World Illustrated in Colours). 2 vols. Tokyo: M. Fukuda, 1963. Vol. 1: 154 pp., 102 plates in color. Vol. 2: 212 pp., 70 plates in color. In Japanese, with nomenclature in Latin and English.

Smith, Maxwell. A Review of the Volutidae: Synonymy, Nomenclature, Range and Illustrations. Published by the authority of the Beal-Maltbie Shell Museum of Rollins College. Lantana, FL: Tropical Photographic Laboratory, 1942. 127 pp., including 26 plates.

______. Universal Shells: Marine, Freshwater, Land. Asheville, NC: Alpine Press, 1961. 254 pp., many figs. and plates.

Solem, Alan. The Shell Makers: Introducing Mollusks. New York: Wiley-Interscience, 1974. 289 pp.

Spoel, S. van der. Euthecosomata: A Group with Remarkable Developmental Stages (Gastropoda, Pteropoda). Gorinchem, The Netherlands: J. Noorduijn, 1967.

_____. Pseudothecosomata, Gymnosomata and Heteropoda (Gastropoda). Utrecht: Bohn, Scheltema & Holkema, 1976

Spoel, S. van der, A. C. van Bruggen, and J. Lever, eds. Pathways in Malacology. Utrecht: Bohn, Scheltema & Holkema, 1979.

Stix, Hugh, and R. Tucker Abbott. The Shell. New York: Abradale Press/Harry N. Abrams, 1988. 163 pp.

Swainson, William. Exotic Conchology (1841). Reprint with new intro. Delaware Museum of Natural History Series, no. 1. Princeton, NJ: Van Nostrand, 1968. 339 pp., 48 color plates.

Sweeney, M. J., et al., eds. "Larval" and Juvenile Cephalopods: A Manual for Their Identification. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 513 (1992). 282 pp.

Taylor, John D., ed. Origin and Evolutionary Radiation of the Mollusca. Centenary Symposium of the Malacological Society of London. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. 392 pp.

Thiele, Johannes. Handbuch der systematischen Weichtierkunde (1929-35). 4 vols. Handbook of Systematic Malacology. trans. J. S. Bhatti. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Libraries, 1992-.

Thompson, T. E. Biology of the Opisthobranch Molluscs, vol. 1. London: Ray Society, 1976.

Turner, Ruth D. A Survey and Illustrated Catalogue of the Teredinidae (Mollusca: Bivalvia). Cambridge, MA: Harvard University, Museum of Comparative Zoology, 1966. 265 pp., 64 plates. The basic reference for systematic studies on ship worms.

United Nations. Food and Agricultural Organization. 1984. Cephalopods of the World: An Annotated and Illustrated Catalogue of Species of Interest to Fisheries. Prepared by Clyde F. E. Roper, Michael J. Sweeney, and Cornelia E. Nauen. FAO Fisheries Synopsis, no. 125, vol. 3; FAO Species Catalogue, vol. 3. Rome, 1984. 277 pp., illus. FAO publications are available from UNIPUB, 4611-F Assembly Dr., Lanham, MD 20706 (tel. 800/274-4888). Refer to stock no. F-2568 when ordering.

U.S. Bureau of Commercial Fisheries. 1961. Cephalopods: Cuttlefish, Octopuses, Squids. Fishery Leaflet 524. Prepared by Lola T. Dees. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office.

U.S. Department of the Navy. Office of Naval Research. Marine Borers: An Annotated Bibliography. By W.F. Clapp and Roman Kenk. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1963.

Vaught, Kay Cunningham. A Classification of the Living Mollusca. Ed. R. Tucker Abbott and Kenneth J. Boss. Melbourne, FL: American Malacologists, 1989.

Vermeij, Geerat J. Biogeography and Adaptation: Patterns of Marine Life. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1978. 332 pp., black-and-white figs.

_____. A Natural History of Shells. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1993.

Vokes, Emily H. Catalog of the Genus Murex, Linne. Bulletin of American Paleontology 61, no. 268 (1971): 1-41. Includes Muricinae and Ocenebrinae.

Vokes, Harold E. Genera of the Bivalvia: A Systematic and Bibliographic Catalogue. rev. ed. Ithaca, NY: Paleontological Research Institution, 1980. 307 pp.

Wagner, Robert J. L., and R. Tucker Abbott. Wagner and Abbott's Standard Catalog of Shells. Greenville, DE: American Malacologists, 1978.

Walls, Jerry G. Conchs, Tibias, and Harps. Neptune City, NJ: T.F.H. Publications, 1980. 191 pp., 82 maps, and many color photos.

______. Cone Shells: A Synopsis of the Living Conidae. Neptune City, NJ: T.F.H. Publications, 1979. 1,011 pp., black-and-white and color plates.

______. Cowries. rev. ed. Neptune City, NJ: T.F.H. Publications, 1979. 286 pp., numerous color plates.

Ward, P. D. Natural History of Nautilus. London: Allen and Unwin, 1987. 268 pp.

Weaver, Clifton S., and John E. duPont. Living Volutes: A Monograph of the Recent Volutidae of the World. Delaware Museum of Natural History Monograph no. 1. Cinnaminson, NJ: Foris Publications, 1970. 375 pp., illus., maps, 79 color plates, text figs.

Webb, Walter F. Foreign Land and Fresh Water Shells from All Parts of the World Except the United States and Canada. St. Petersburg, FL: by the author, 1948. 183 pp., 73 plates. 1,400 species illus., including 262 genera.

Wells, Martin J. Brain and Behaviour in Cephalopods. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1962. 171 pp., text figs.

______. Octopus: Physiology and Behaviour of an Advanced Invertebrate. London: Chapman and Hall, 1978. Distributed in the U.S. by Halstead Press, New York. 418 pp., illus. and plates.

Wiedmann, J., and J. Kullmann, eds. Cephalopods Past and Present. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1988. 765 pp.

Wilbur, Karl M., ed. The Mollusca. New York: Academic Press, 1983. 12 vols.

Wilbur, Karl M., and Charles M. Yonge, eds. Physiology of Mollusca. 2 vols. New York: Academic Press, 1964-66. Vol. 1: 461 pp. Vol. 2: 645 pp.

Winner, Beatrice E. A Field Guide to Molluscan Spawn. North Palm Beach, FL: B. E. Winner, 1987.

______. Lifestyles of the Seashells. North Palm Beach, FL: E.B.M., 1993.

Yonge, Charles M., and T.E. Thompson. Living Marine Molluscs. London: Collins, 1976. 288 pp.

Young, John Z. The Anatomy and Nervous System of Octopus vulgaris. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1971. 690 pp., illus.

Zeigler, Rowland F., and Humbert C. Porreca. Olive Shells of the World. West Henrietta, NY, 1969. 96 pp., plates (13 in color), illus.

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