Who are we?

MolluscaBase is a taxonomically oriented database that aims to provide an authoritative, permanently updated account of all molluscan species – marine, freshwater, and terrestrial, extant and fossil, and across all classes. MolluscaBase follows the standards of the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) and provides information on a taxon's status, its classification, and, as available, type locality, distribution, stratigraphic range, images, traits, and relevant literature sources. All data are strictly based on the most recent literature without editorial opinions.

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Accelerating fossil name entry through philanthropy grant!
Added on: 2024-07-15 20:30 by Vos, Chris
Editors receive a grant to accelerate entry of fossil species names from important monographs.
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New Molluscabase Home Page Online!
Added on: 2024-05-23 15:59 by Vos, Chris
The refurbished Home Page of Molluscabase was launched by Dr. Philippe Bouchet on 18 May 2024 at the occasion of the 33rd International Shell Show in Edegem (Antwerp, Belgium).
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