The Mollusks of the Arid Southwest: With an Arizona Check List by Joseph C. BequaertThe Mollusks of the Arid Southwest: With an Arizona Check List by Joseph C. Bequaert

The Mollusks of the Arid Southwest: With an Arizona Check List

byJoseph C. Bequaert, Walter B. Miller

Paperback | October 11, 2016

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A wealth of firsthand information combined with major sources provides an understanding of desert zoogeography and evolution.

Part I: Zoogeography of Southwestern Nearctic Mollusks
Integrates and evaluates information of interest to students of variation, evolution, zoogeography, and ecology of the fauna of the arid Southwest.

Part II: Annotated Check List of Recent Arizona Mollusks
Treatment of 173 valid species and 46 recognized subspecies gives nomenclature, type localities, distribution in Arizona, occurrence elsewhere in the Southwestern Molluscan Province, general Recent distribution, presence or absence in Late Cenozoic deposits, and synonymy.
Joseph C. Bequaert developed his interest in malacology following his retirement in 1956 as Curator of Insects at the Museum of Comparative Zoology at the Harvard Medical School. More than 50 of his many publications are devoted to land and fresh-water mollusks. He received the Doctor of Natural Sciences degree from the University of G...
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Title:The Mollusks of the Arid Southwest: With an Arizona Check ListFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:October 11, 2016Publisher:University of Arizona PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0816535167

ISBN - 13:9780816535163

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"To date, this is the most complete coverage of the mollusks of Arizona and the adjacent areas of the arid Southwest. Many hundreds of new detailed localities are recorded for the 154 native species reported from Arizona, based mainly on the extensive collecting activities of the two authors and their colleague, Richard H. Russell."-The Quarterly Review of Biology