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Shell Encyclopedia
NEWS : Most Philippine BIVALVES from the PHILIPPINES have been updated, also worldwide POLYPLACOPHORA. Land snails have been updated following Schileyko, down to genus level. Not yet the species.
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This CONCHOLOGICAL MEGADATABASE is the largest iconographic overview on mollusks ever made. As our knowledge, literature and science advance, it is evident that constant updates are necessary. If you refer to one of the images in your publications, the NUMBER is the constant feature not changing in time. Shells may change family, genus etc… as knowledge goes.

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