Marine & Brackish Water Gastropoda of Russia & Adjacent Countries
An Illustrated Catalogue

In Russian and English

By Yu. I. Kantor, A.V. Sysoev
December 2005
KMK Scientific Press Ltd.
Distributed by Coronet Books Inc.
ISBN: 5873172927
271 pages + 140 plates, Illustrated, 8¼ x 11½"
$279.50 Hardback

This publication is the first complete illustrated catalogue of marine and brackish water Gastropoda of Russia and countries of the former USSR, completely bilingual. The considered fauna includes 1240 taxa of the species group, 350 genera and 110 families. Each species entry consists of the original reference, synonymy, type locality, and data on the types and on the distribution within mentioned region. 1154 species and subspecies are illustrated, mostly by colored photographs. The preference was given to the type specimens of the species, described from the considered territory. None of the types were ever illustrated in color before. For the rest of species the specimens were used, on which the record in Russian and adjacent waters was based. Bibliography includes 790 references; the titles of Russian publications are bilingual.

System of Gastropoda accepted in this publication
Clade Gastropoda
Clade Patellogastropoda
Clade Vetigastropoda
Clade Cocculiniformia
Clade Neritimorpha
Clade Caenogastropoda
   Clade Sorbeoconcha
   Clade Hypsogastropoda
      Clade Littorinimorpha
      Group Ptenoglossa
      Clade Neogastropoda
Clade Heterobranchia
   Unranked group Lower Heterobranchia
   Unranked group Opisthobranchia
      Clade Cephalaspidea
      Clade Thecosomata
      Clade Gymnosomata
      Clade Anaspidea
      Group Acochlidiacea
      Clade Sacoglossa
      Clade Nudipleura
   Clade Pulmonata
      Informal group Basommatophora
Taxonomic index

Marine Biology

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