Australian Museum Malacology Collection

The Australian Museum Malacology collection is one of the world's largest of its kind, covering all groups of recent (up to 1.6 million year old) and tertiary (65-1.6 million year old) molluscs.

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Australian Museum Top Snails Expedition - 7

The Trochidae are a taxonomic family of very small to large sea snails. This family is commonly known as the "top snails", because in many sp…

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Australian Museum Top Snails Expedition - 6

The Trochidae are a taxonomic family of very small to large sea snails. This family is commonly known as the "top snails", because in many sp…

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Australian Museum Pheasant Shell Expedition - 2

Pheasant Shells are one of the most beautiful shells in southern Australia with smooth and shiny shells, an elongated turban shape with a long pointe…

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Australian Museum Land Snail Expedition - 1

A land snail is any of the numerous species of snail that live on land, as opposed to sea snails and freshwater snails. Land snails have a strong mus…

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Australian Museum Creeper Snail Expedition - 1

Creeper snails can be found on sandy shores, coral rubble and reefs. Their shells are long and narrow, distinguished by an upturned siphonal canal at…

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Australian Museum Top Snails Expedition - 3

The Trochidae are a taxonomic family of very small to large sea snails. This family is commonly known as the "top snails", because in many sp…

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Australian Museum Turban Snails Expedition - 3

These species are called Turban Snails because of the pattern and shape of their shell. This medium- to large-sized snail feeds on algae on rock plat…

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Australian Museum Top Snails Expedition - 5

The Trochidae are a taxonomic family of very small to large sea snails. This family is commonly known as the "top snails", because in many sp…

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Australian Museum Bivalve Expedition - 6

Bivalvia, commonly called the bivalves, is a taxonomic class of marine and freshwater molluscs that have a laterally compressed body enclosed by a sh…

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Australian Museum Scaphopod Expedition

The Scaphopoda are a distinctive group of molluscs commonly known as the Tusk Shells because their shells are conical and slightly curved to the dors…

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