Periodically the Society produces 'special publications' that are produced in the same format as the Journal of Conchology but have a particular theme. Currently three of these publications are available.
No. 1: Marine Mollusca described by John Gwyn Jeffreys, with the location of the type material.
Published: February 1980
Author: Anders Warén.
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No. 2: Molluscan Conservation: A strategy for the 21st. Century.
Editors: Ian J. Killeen, Mary B. Seddon & Anna M. Holmes
Published: June 1998.
This second Special Publication of the Journal of Conchology comprises a proceedings volume of papers presented at the Molluscan Conservation Conference held at the National Museum of Wales, Cardiff, U.K. - November 1996.
All of the papers presented were directed towards conservation of molluscs particularly within Europe, but an international perspective is covered by papers on conservation in East Africa, South Africa and North America. Introductory papers give a resumé of international legislation on molluscan conservation.
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No. 3: Molluscan Biodiversity and Conservation
Editors Ian J. Killeen & Mary B. Seddon.
Published: July 2004.
This third Journal of Conchology Special Publication comprises the proceedings volume of papers presented at the symposium on Molluscan Biodiversity and Conservation held as part of the World Congress of Malacology (Unitas Malacologica), Vienna, Austria, August 2001. The collection of 16 papers in this volume cover a wide range of molluscan biodiversity and conservation topics including: the role of museum collections, conservation of island faunas. traditional and novel techniques for assessing biodiversity and setting conservation priorities.
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An annotated list of the non-marine molluscs of Britain and Ireland
Author: Roy Anderson
The list as shown here is a reprint from the Journal of Conchology, 38 (6): 607–637, (published 2005) in a special cover. This list takes account of the various changes in non-marine molluscan nomenclature which have appeared in recent literature, especially since the development of the continental list through the EU funded Fauna Europaea project. The list is periodically updated on-line.
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