The Conchological Section organises a number of field meetings each year to record molluscs in terrestrial, freshwater and marine habitats.  


Photos: Rockpooling during the YNU Conchological Section's joint field meeting at Cayton Bay with the YNU Marine and Coastal Section in October 2011 (left) and mollusc ID training for Leeds University MSc students in May 2012 (right).

Mollusc Section Events

6th May 2017 - Conchological Field Meeting

Field meeting at Jugger Howe Moor near Fylingdales.

9th September 2017 - Conchological and Freshwater Section Field Meeting

A joint field meeting between the conchological and freshwater sections.

7th October 2017 - Conchological Section Field Meeting at Barnsley

Field meeting for the conchological section at Cawthorne Park near Barnsley.

Molluscs Section Menu

Some Yorkshire Slugs

Photographs of some Yorkshire slugs


The Yorkshire Conchological Society: membership and contacts.


News from the Conchological Section

Links and Downloads

Species checklists and useful websites


Conchological Section Events

The Yorkshire Conchological Society

History of the Yorkshire Conchological Society


Notes on mollusc distribution in Yorkshire

Our Records

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