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Seashells of Southern Florida:
Living Marine Mollusks of the Florida Keys and Adjacent Regions: Bivalves
Paula M. Mikkelsen & Rüdiger Bieler

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface
Introduction 1
Florida Keys 1
Natural History 1
Need for Protection 2
Florida Keys Bivalves 3
Habitats 3
History of Exploration and the Florida Keys Molluscan Diversity Project 5
Using This Book 6
Bivalve Morphology 11
Recent Bivalve Families of the World 18
The Florida Keys Bivalves 24
Nuculidae 24
Solemyidae 30
Manzanellidae 35
Nuculanidae 38
Yoldiidae 44
Arcidae 48
Noetiidae 58
Glycymerididae 62
Limopsidae 68
Philobryidae 74
Mytilidae 78
Pteriidae 92
Isognomonidae 98
Malleidae 104
Ostreidae 108
Gryphaeidae 114
Pinnidae 120
Limidae 126
Pectinidae 134
Propeamussiidae 148
Spondylidae 154
Plicatulidae 158
Anomiidae 162
Crassatellidae 166
Astartidae 172
Carditidae 176
Condylocardiidae 182
Pandoridae 186
Lyonsiidae 192
Periplomatidae 196
Spheniopsidae 200
Thraciidae 204
Verticordiidae 208
Poromyidae 214
Cuspidariidae 220
Lucinidae 228
Ungulinidae 240
Thyasiridae 246
Chamidae 250
Lasaeidae 258
Hiatellidae 264
Gastrochaenidae 268
Trapezidae 274
Sportellidae 279
Corbiculidae 284
Cardiidae 288
Veneridae 300
Tellinidae 322
Donacidae 340
Psammobiidae 344
Semelidae 350
Solecurtidae 358
Pharidae 364
Mactridae 368
Dreissenidae 374
Myidae 378
Corbulidae 382
Pholadidae 388
Teredinidae 396
Acknowledgments 409
A Note About Shell Collecting 411
A Note on Species Names Introduced by d'Orbigny 413
Illustrated Glossary of Bivalve Terms 415
General Literature Cited and Suggested Reading 449
Image Data and Credits 455
Index 481

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