Did you know there are some 50,00 living species of Mollusks or Molluscs? They mostly have soft bodies; some have hard shells. Below is an assortment of beautiful drawings of Mollusks from the book The Genera Vermium by author/illustrator James Barbut. Included are oysters, mussels, clams, and cuttlefish. If you like these lovely creatures, you should visit the galleries with Sea Creatures, Types of Octopus, and Ocean Animals Clip Art. Enjoy!



More About Mollusks

About Mollusks: A Guide for Children

The Mollusks: A Guide to Their Study, Collection, and Preservation

The Book of Shells: A Life-Size Guide to Identifying and Classifying Six Hundred Seashells

National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Seashells