Welcome to Man and Mollusc / Mollusk

Oreohelix strigosa
(Gould, 1846): Rocky Mountain Snail
Molluscs, Mollusc, Mollusks or Mollusk! Snail Education!

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Oreohelix strigosa
Dorsal view

Or Mollusks ? if you prefer!
The words "mollusc" or "mollusk" (are both correct) Derived from the Latin word mollis meaning "soft" Study of molluscs, "malacology", comes from the Greek word for soft, malacos. The term "conchology" is also used for the study of molluscs; however, it is usually applied to those that study the shell only.

The mollusc illustrated above is a terrestrial gastropod from British Columbia.
Site owner and developer (Avril) studied this little fellow for awhile.
You can visit "Oreo's, picture album" : Main Page

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Mollusk Kid's
Snail Zone
Pet Zone
Kiddies what is going on above?
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Where can you find Molluscs or anything mollusc related on the WWW

Specifically designed for the younger visitor or the young at heart

Specifically designed for educators

Ed Hieman's
Personal Pages

Learn the legalities of keeping snails; and read about others pet snail stories

Journal of the Israel Malacological Society
Bulletin Board:
2011 - 2012
Useful Resources
Schooner Specimen Shells
Serving shell collectors of all stripes and varieties....
shell collecting is FUN!
American Aquarium Products Innovative aquarium and pond supplies. Via Aqua pumps, filters, uv sterilizer, fish food, and more. Also shell night lights, wind chimes, and other ocean themed décor.
If you are looking for cultured Pearls
then visit us for Freshwater Pearls & Akoya pearls
Educational site on Pearls
Wholesale Pearls & Discount Pearl Jewelry

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