Festivus 2017

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Volume 49 (1). February 1, 2017

P2017 Feb Festivus covereer Review Articles

“Narrow-range taxa of Cerion (Mollusca: Cerionidae) in the northeastern province of Cuba,” by Adrian Gonzalez-Guillen, Alejandro Fernandez-Velazquez, Luis A. Lajonchere-Ponce de leon and David P. Berschauer 3-17.

Haliotis kamtschatkana Jonas, 1845-a Single Species, not a pair of Subspecies,” by Buzz Owen and Arjay Raffety 18-32.

“A three hour tour-reflection on Shelling Sint Maarten as a Port during a Cruise,” by David P. Berschauer 33-38.

“An Iconography of Haliotis volhynica Eichwald, 1829 and description of a new species of Haliotis from the middle Miocene of Ukraine,” by Buzz Owen and David P. Berschauer 39-44.

“Three New Gastropods (Cypraeidae, Fasciolariidae and Volutidae) from the Great Australian Bight,” by Edward J. Petuch, David P. Berschauer and David B. Waller 45-51

“Two New Genera of Olive Shells (Gastropoda: Olividae)” by Edward J. Petuch and David P. Berschauer 52-55.

Articles of General Interest                

Shelling and Molluscan Photography in Northern California and Oregon, by Robyn Waayers 57-63.

Curious Shell Stories, by William Schramm 64-66.

In Memoriam – Margaline Lee Lindahl, by Lisa Lindahl 67.

Book Review: Vietnamese New Mollusks – Sea Shells, Land Snails, Cephalopods with 59 New Species 68.

In Memoriam – William K. Emerson (1925-2016) by Paula M. Mikkelsen and Neil H. Landman 69.

2016 San Diego Shell Club Holiday Party by Lisa Lindahl 71.

James Hamilton McLean 1936-2016: Master of the Gastropoda by Lindsey Groves 73.

Volume 49 (2). May 2, 2017

2017 Mat Festivus coverPeer Review Articles

“Description of four new species of Marginellidae from the East Coast Province, South Africa: Marginella nigromaculata, M. persicum, M. rubescens and M. ignifer,” by Stephan G. Veldsman 81-97.

“The Cypraeidae of the Southeast Atlantic Vema Seamount (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Cypraeidae),” by John D. Daughenbaugh 98-109.

“What’s in a name – the Florida Horse Conch,” by David P. Berschauer 110-116.

“Identification Guide and Iconography of Eastern Pacific Hybrid Abalone Shells (Genus Haliotis) Part 1 of 2,” by Buzz Owen and Arjay Raffety 117-135.

“A New Athleta Volute from Nambia, Southwestern Africa,” by Edward J. Petuch and David P. Berschauer 136-139

Articles of General Interest                

The shelling in tidal pools of Gran Canaria (Canary Islands) by Benito Jose Munoz Sanchez 141-146.

The San Diego Shell Club Auction by Leo Kempczenski 147.

Volume 49 (3). August 1, 2017

Peer Review Articles

“Identification Guide and Iconography of Eastern Pacific Hybrid Abalone Shells (Genus Haliotis) Part 2 of 3,” by Buzz Owen and Arjay Raffety 155-178.

Crossata (Gastropoda: Bursidae) in the eastern Pacific: A morphologic and paleontologic perspective,” by Charles L. Powell, II and David P. Berschauer 179-198.

“A new Domiporta species (Gastropoda: Mitridae) from tropical Queensland,” by  Stephen J. Maxwell, Aart M. Dekkers, David P. Berschauer & Bradley C. Congdon,” 199-205.

Amphidromus chrisabbasi, a new species (Gastropoda: Camaenidae) from Indonesia,” by Nguyen Ngoc Thach 206-209.

“A Study on Olive Shells – 3: Juvenile or Adult? Prejudices, Evidence, a New Growth Model and Taxonomic Consequences,” by Giorgio Strano 210-223

“A New Genus and New Subspecies of Olive Shell (Olividae: Olivinae) from the Eastern Pacific Ocean,” by Edward J. Petuch and David P. Berschauer 224-228.

“Description of a new Marginella: Marginella martiae from the East Coast Province, South Africa, by Stephan G. Veldsman 229-236.

“New Species of Jaspidiconus (Conidae: Conilithinae) from the Carolinian and Caribbean Molluscan Provinces,” by Edward J. Petuch and David P. Berschauer 237-246.

“Marine boring bivalve mollusks from Isla Margarita, Venezuela,” by Marcel Velasquez, Paul Valentich-Scott and Juan Carlos Capelo 247-269.

Articles of General Interest                

The second known 12-inch Red Abalone taken by a California recreational diver, and history of current and past World record Red Abalone by Buzz Owen 271-273.

The Club’s San Diego County Fair Exhibit by David B. Waller 274.

Volume 49 (4). November 1, 2017

Peer Review Articles

“A New Subspecies of Leporicypraea mappa (Linnaeus, 1758) from the Marquesas French Polynesia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Cypraeidae),” by Marty Beals and David Lum 281-295.

“Three new species of Amphidromus Albers, 1850 (Gastropoda: Camaenidae) from Vietnam, and Presentation of Conus (Rhizoconus) paulkersteni, nom. nov. pro Conus kersteni Thanh, 2017 non Tenorio, Afonso & Rolan, 2008,” by Nguyen Ngoc Thach 296-300.

“Replacement name for Marginella puniceus  S.G. Veldsman, 2014: Marginella (Piperamarginella) jeffreysbayensis,” by Stephen G. Veldsman 301.

“Shipworms from Venezuela (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Teredinidae): an updated survey,” by Marcel Velasquez, J. Reuben Shipway, Carlos Lira, Juan Capelo and Samuel Narciso 302-316.

“New Species of Pleurotomariidae, Volutidae and Conidae from the Caribbean Sea and Namibia, Southwestern Africa,” by Edward J. Petuch and David P. Berschauer 317-327.

“Observation of scavenging events on shells of Magalobulimus (Gastropoda: Pulmonata) by Lear’s macaws,” by Diego M. Lima, Simone Tenorio, Kleber O. Gomes, Thiago Filadelfo and Rodrigo B. Salvador 328-331.

“Insights on genus Callonia (Mollusca: Urocoptidae) from Western Cuba,” by Adrian Gonzales-Guillen, Luis A. Lajonchere-Ponce de leon and David P. Berschauer 332-338

Articles of General Interest                

Conchologists of America 2017 Conference in Key West by David B. Waller 339.

West Coast Shell Show 2017 by David P. Berschauer 341.

September Party at Don & Jeanne Pisor’s Home by David P. Berschauer 344.