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.
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Coleman, Richard W.
"Certain Mollusks of the Environs of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 75(1), 433-446.
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