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The Land Snails and Slugs of Missouri is an identification guide and natural history based on field collections from more than 800 sites as well as historical records. The terrestrial mollusks (land snails and slugs) are a diverse, fascinating and accessible fauna that provides many opportunities for education, research and conservation. No generally available guide to this fauna had been published since 1962, and no regional guide focused on Missouri has ever before been prepared. This book presents descriptions, synonymy lists, and ecological notes for 149 native and introduced species in the state. It is richly illustrated, with color photographs of each species.
Missouri Department of Conservation
Jefferson City, MO
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Biology | Zoology
Oesch, Ronald D., Larry E. Watrous, and M. Christopher Barnhart. Land Snails and Slugs of Missouri. Jefferson City, MO: Missouri Department of Conservation, 2013