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Suggestions for ID sources?
01-13-2012, 09:12 PM,
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Re: Suggestions for ID sources?
Hi, wateryworld,
true enough, it's sad that so many books are rather old and/or out of print :Smile. So you have to look for some antiquarian booksellers, unfortunately.
On the other hand, there are several new books and papers dealing with special families or regions.
Some years ago I got some material from the east and west coast of America; rather old and out of print, but (at least for me) helpful were:

MORRIS, P.A.: A Field Guide to the Shells of our Atlantic und Gulf Coasts  --  Roger Tory Peterson´s Field Guide Series; Houghton Mifflin Company Boston, MA; 2th revised edition, 1951

MORRIS, P.A.: A Field Guide to Shells of the Pacific Coast and Hawaii  --  The Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Comp. Boston - The Riverside Press Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1952

The problem remains that meanwhile some synonyms have been cleared, some families have changed and so on. I know, it's hell of a job.....  :Smile. I never promised you a rose garden........  Wink.

Kind regards: wolf
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Messages In This Thread
Suggestions for ID sources? - by wateryworld - 01-09-2012, 10:59 AM
Re: Suggestions for ID sources? - by wolfi - 01-09-2012, 09:32 PM
Re: Suggestions for ID sources? - by conchylinet - 01-10-2012, 02:45 AM
Re: Suggestions for ID sources? - by wolfi - 01-10-2012, 03:27 AM
Re: Suggestions for ID sources? - by wateryworld - 01-10-2012, 04:02 AM
Re: Suggestions for ID sources? - by wolfi - 01-10-2012, 04:54 AM
Re: Suggestions for ID sources? - by wateryworld - 01-10-2012, 06:12 AM
Re: Suggestions for ID sources? - by dave r - 01-11-2012, 12:47 AM
Re: Suggestions for ID sources? - by wateryworld - 01-13-2012, 03:05 PM
Re: Suggestions for ID sources? - by wolfi - 01-13-2012, 09:12 PM

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