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 Freshwater Snail Expedition 2

Freshwater snails are gastropod molluscs which live in freshwater. There are many different families. They are found throughout the world in various …

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Australian Museum Land Snail Expedition - 2

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 Dialids and Litiopids Expedition

Dialids and Litiopids are small families of tiny molluscs that live on seagrass, algae or coral rubble in sheltered and estuarine situations. Their s…

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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 Freshwater Snail Expedition 1

Freshwater snails are gastropod molluscs which live in freshwater. There are many different families. They are found throughout the world in various …

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Australian Museum Sea Snails Expedition - 6

The commonly named Sea Snails are the family Skeneidae. They are a family of minute to small marine molluscs. The small to very small shells in this …

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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 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 Creeper Snail Expedition - 2

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 - 8

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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