CDF Checklist of Galapagos Marine mollusks
This Checklist of Galapagos Marine mollusks includes a total of all 1197 taxa reported from theGalapagos Islands, as well as comments about the taxonomy and relevant literature references.
The first Miocene chiton fauna from the northeastern Pacific
- Geography, Environmental ScienceJournal of Paleontology
An assemblage of 34 chiton valves collected from rocks of the “Imperial” Formation sensu lato at Super Creek near Palm Springs, California, is described here. The sedimentary rocks exposed at Super…
Chitons (Mollusca, Polyplacophora) from Alacranes Reef, Yucatan, Mexico
- Environmental ScienceZooKeys
Eleven chiton species have now been recorded within the Alacranes reef area, with variations in the sculpture and radular teeth morphology when compared to specimens of the same species from Florida Keys, Bahamas and Puerto Rico.
The shallow-water chitons (Mollusca, Polyplacophora) of Caldera, Region of Atacama, northern Chile
- Environmental Science, Biology
Of the eleven species recorded, the geographic distribution records for Callistochiton pulchellus, Radsia barnesii and Tonicia atrata are extended, and Calloplax vivipara is found alive again after 40 years, filling a gap in its known distribution.
The Publications and Malacological Taxa of William Wood (1774–1857)
William Wood (1774–1857), trained as a physician, soon turned his attention to natural history book publication and sales, and made available 282 specific names, of which 109 are now considered valid.
Chitons from the coralline area of Oaxaca, Mexico (Polyplacophora)
EnglishThe polyplacophoran fauna from the rocky-coralline system of Oaxaca, in the Mexican Tropical Pacific, consists of 13 species, including either endemic and widely distributed species. Chitons…
A new look at evolution in the Galapagos : evidence from the late Cenozoic marine molluscan fauna
The fishery for endemic chitons in the Galápagos Islands
- Environmental Science
Calandrinia galapagosa St. John is found only on San Cristobal Island in the Galapagos archipelago, where it is severely threatened by feral goats. A population at Cerro Colorado is protected by an…
The marine mollusks of the Galapagos Islands
- Geology, History
The marine mollusks of the Galapagos have been of great interest to malacologists since the early collecting expeditions in the nineteenth century.