Latest Radula Stories
The supposedly widespread and variable Australasian liverwort species Radula buccinifera is nothing of the kind. The species was described in 1844, and reported for New Zealand in 1855.
The radula sounds like something from a horror movie – a conveyor belt lined with hundreds of rows of interlocking teeth.
Using a special form of X-ray technology, French and American researchers have managed to discern the diets of the extinct, squid-like creatures known as ammonites.
Two world experts in micro molluscs, Anselmo PeÃ±as and Emilio RolÃ¡n, have made an unprecedented description in a scientific publication of a combined total of 209 snail species.
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