My thanks to Guido Poppe for many of the images (no longer the majority now) and the inspiration to turn my database into Internet pages. Also to Jose and Marcus Coltro at Femorale who consistently produce very high quality images, often of very difficult to find shells.
Follow the image acknowledgement links and you will sometimes find that the source images are better - more views, more information or BIGGER - this is especially true of George Sangiouloglou's excellent pictures though nowadays there are superb images on so many sites.
Index of Common Names
Images of shells for which I would appreciate help in accurate naming - eg subspecies, forms and of course some for which I do not know the names at all!
Shells as yet unnamed properly
and the Sinistral Shells site, mainly from the collection of Carl and Craig Ruscoe
Email me with comments, corrections, images, what ever :
(click and then change "-@-" to "@" to get the valid email address )
(and some pictures of unidentified insects and other small creatures from the Amazon)
Please note that images from this site may ONLY be used with the copyright owner's permission. Abuse of this may lead to image suppliers withdrawing their permission for me to use them and that may ultimately lead to the whole site being withdrawn.
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