Molluscs and Malacology in Germany in deutscher
      in deutscher Sprache
in English language

Here you can find information about malacology (research on mollusks), mollusks (mollusca) and conchology (study of the molluscan shells). Members of the mollusca are snails and slugs (gastropods, Gastropoda), clams and mussels (Bivalvia), squids and octopuses (Cephalopoda), chitons (Polyplacophora), tusk shells (Scaphopoda), and the less popular groups of Monoplacophora, Solenogastres and Caudofoveata.

Museums housing
malacological collections
Malacological societies
University projects on mollusca /
malacological workgroups
Journals Meetings / workshops Diploma, master, and PhD theses
People working on mollusca Databases / lists of mollusca Molecular studies
Publications and unpublished
scientific papers on mollusca
Conservation of molluscs Mapping project, regional
workgroups (federal countries)
German Mollusc of the Year Info page on molluscs Malacological links
Cepaea - Snail dentalium_mollusca.gif (1363 Byte) octopus_mollusca.gif (4054 Byte) Lepidochitona - chiton Mytilus - mussel

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Page managed by Dr. Vollrath Wiese, Haus der Natur - Cismar ( on behalf of the malacological societies in Germany.
The pages of the Malacological museum "Haus der Natur - Cismar" were visited times since 1998.

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