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 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 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 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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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 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 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 Gastropod Expedition - 3

The class Gastropoda includes snails and slugs of all kinds and all sizes from microscopic to large. There are many thousands of species of sea snail…

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Australian Museum Gastropod Expedition - 4

The class Gastropoda includes snails and slugs of all kinds and all sizes from microscopic to large. There are many thousands of species of sea snail…

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