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Some articles on shells, shell:

Lovell Augustus Reeve - Bibliography
... Reeve was the author of many publications on mollusc shells, the best known of which is Conchologia iconica, or, Illustrations of the shells of molluscous animals, which spanned 20 volumes and contained ... iconica, or, Illustrations of the shells of molluscous animals ...
Sylvanus Charles Thorp Hanley - Bibliography
... Index to Catalogue of recent bivalve shells 1840 The young conchologist's book of species ... illustrated, enlarged, and English edition of Lamarck's Species of shells comprising the whole of the recent additions in Deshayes' last French edition, with ... An Illustrated Catalogue of British and Foreign Shells ...
Clibanarius Erythropus - Ecology
... A variety of different gastropod shells are used by C ... studies in the Azores in the Mediterranean, shells of Cerithium, Alvania montagui and Pisania maculosa are most used by C ... individuals select substrates where they can cover large distances, and that globose shells allow them greater mobility than elongate ones ...
La Hitte System - Specifications
... Ammunition 4 kg shell ... They were able to shoot at 3,000 meters either regular shells, ball-loaded shells or grapeshot ... The system was muzzle-loading, and the shells could only be exploded at two set distances ...
Lima (genus)
... Lima is a genus of file shells or file clams, marine bivalve molluscs in the family Limidae, the file shells, within the subclass Pteriomorphia ... The shells are obliquely trigonal, and strongly radially ribbed, the ribs scabrous to spinose ...

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    Sing there upon the beach
    Till all’s beyond death’s reach,
    And empty shells reply
    That all things flourish.
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