TITLE

Last stand for society snails

AUTHOR(S)
Tudge, Colin
PUB. DATE
July 1992
SOURCE
New Scientist;7/11/92, Vol. 135 Issue 1829, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the partulas, a small land snail from the high volcanic Pacific islands, which are now near extinction. The classic modern study of partulas by James Murray; The selective pressures sustaining the enormous variety of partulas; The broad genetic differences seen between different species of partulas. INSET: 1: Where tree snails fear to tread.;2: Breeding in a lunch box....
ACCESSION #
9208101710

 

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