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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 04.3 February 1993

Land Molluscs and their Conservation – an Introduction

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Of the known 80,000 species of molluscs, there are about 200 in the British non-marine fauna. Of these about 125 are terrestrial snails and slugs, which form the subject of this article. It is difficult to give an exact number of species because of uncertainty as to the precise status of certain closely related slugs, the possible extinction of some introduced species and the recent discovery of forms new to the British fauna.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist