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Document Type

Research

Abstract

This paper is based upon "A Report on Certain Mollusks of the Environs of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, to the Provincial Department of Health, Province of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada" sent to the Nova Scotia Department of Health in January, 1968. Twenty-four different mollusks were collected: Amnicola limosa Say, Anodonta cateracta Say, Anodonta implicata Say, Campeloma decisum (Say), Crepidula fornicata L., Gyraulus parvus (Say), Helisoma trivolvis (Say), Lacuna vincta Montagu, Littorina littorea L., Littorina obtusata L., Littorina saxatilis (Olivi), Macoma balthica (L.), Modiolus demissus plicatulus Lamarck, Modiolus modiolus L., Mya arenaria L., Mytilus edulis L., Paludestrina minuta Totten, Physa heterostropha Say, Physa sayi Tappan, Promenetus exacuous (Say), Sphaerium partumeium Say, Sphaerium securis Prime, Thais lapillus L. and Viviparus malleatus Rve. Notes on the biology of these species were given. Acknowledgment for determination of the specimens by members of the staff of the National Museum of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, is cited.

Publication Date

1968

Journal Title

Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science

Volume

75

Issue

1

First Page

433

Last Page

446

Copyright

© Copyright 1968 by the Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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