AMS Symposium: The Biology and Conservation of Freshwater Gastropods
Sunday 10:20 – 12:00

John Alderman - Evolution of Aquatic Habitat Conservation in North Carolina.

Brian Watson - Developing a Successful Freshwater Snail Inventory and Conservation Program within a State Resource Agency.

Timothy W. Stewart and Robert T. Dillon, Jr. - Geographic distribution and conservation status of Virginia’s freshwater gastropods.

Douglas N. Shelton - The Freshwater Gastropods of Mississippi: Pioneer Survey Efforts in the 21st  Century.

Robert Guralnick. - A Molluscan Informatics Utopia  Challenges and Approaches For Data Sharing and Date Use for Conservation and Biodiversity.

Sunday 1:20 – 3:00

E. Michel, P. McIntyre, Kristin France, and  Jonathan Todd - Direct and Indirect Effects of Sedimentation on Rocky Littoral Gastropods of Lake Tanganyika.

Steven G. Johnson - Spatial patterns of genetic structure, armature and coloration in Mexipyrgus churinceanus.

E.L. Mihalcik, and F. G. Thompson - Interspecific and intraspecific assessment of mtDNA CO1 of the freshwater snail Elimia curvicostata complex with the southeastern rivers of Florida, Georgia, and Alabama (GASTROPODA: PLEUROCERIDAE).

Charles Lydeard - The Phylogenetic Species Concept and its application in the conservation of freshwater mollusks.

Matthias Glaubrecht - Leopold von Buch's legacy: treating species as dynamic natural entities, or Why geography matters.

Sunday 3:20 – 4:40.

Eileen Jokinen - Mollusks of the Aquatic Communities of Miller Woods in the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.

Amy R. Wethington - Conservation issues concerning the endangered Physa (Physella) johnsoni, the Banff Springs Snail.

Arthur E. Bogan, Morgan Raley, and Jay Levine - Conservation status of the Magnificent Ramshorn (Planorbella magnifica (Pilsbry, 1903), endemic to the lower Cape Fear River Basin, North Carolina (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Planorbidae).

Robert F. McMahon - A 15-year study of intrapopulation, interannual shell-shape variation in the freshwater, pulmonate limpet, Hebetancylus excentricus.

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