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Abbott, R. T., 1974. (2 ed.). American seashells. New York, Cincinnati, Toronto, London, Melbourne (van Nostrand Reinhold Co.): 1-663, 6405 figs.

Almogi-Labin, A., Hemleben, C. and Deuser, W. G., 1988. Seasonal variation in the flux of euthecosomatous pteropods collected in a deep sediment trap in the Sargasso Sea. Deep-Sea Res., 35(3): 441-464, 4 tabs, 22 figs.

Bé, A. W. H. and Gilmer, A. W., 1977. A zoogeographic and taxonomic review of euthecosomatous Pteropoda. In: A. T. S., Ramsay (ed). Oceanic Micropalaeontology I. Acad. Press London: 733-808.

Bellini, R., 1905b. Les ptéropodes des terrains tertiaires en quaternaires d'Italie. Ann. Soc. r. zool. malac. Belgique 40: 23-45, figs 9-47.

Bleeker, J. and Spoel, S. van der, 1988. Diacria piccola and Diacria maculata: two new pteropod mollusc species from the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Proc. biol. Soc. Wash. 101(1): 60-66, 11 figs.

Boas, J. E. V., 1886a. Bidrag til Pteropodernes. Morfologi of Systematik samt til Kundskaben om deres geografiske Udbredelse- Spolia Atlantica- Vidensk. Selsk. Skr. (6 Raekke) naturv. math. IV (1): 1-231.

Bonnevie, K., 1913 (reprinted 1933). Pteropoda from the Michael Sars North-Atlantic Deep-Sea expedition. Rep. Sci. Res. 'Michael Sars' North Atl. Deep-Sea exp. 3(1): 1-69, 4 tabs, 58 figs, 9 pls.

Chen, C. and Hillman, N. S., 1970. Shell-bearing pteropods as indicators of water masses off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. Bull. Mar. Sci. Gulf Caribb. 20(2): 350-367, 4 tabs, 3 figs.

Orbigny, A. d', 1836-1846. Voyage dans l'Amérique méridionale (le Brésil, la république orientale de l'Uruguay, la république Argentine, la Patagonie, la république du Chili, la république de Bolivia, la république du Pérou), exécuté pendant les années 1826, 1827, 1828, 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832 et 1833, 5(3). Mollusques. Paris (Bertrand).

1-48 are from 1835.

49-184 are from 1836.

185-376 are from 1837.

377-408 are from 1840.

409-488 are from 1841.

489-758 are from 1846.

atlas 20 pls is from 1846.

Blainville, [H. M. D.] de, 1821a. (Malacoz.). Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles 22: 1-570.

Deevey, G. B., 1971. The annual cycle in quantity and composition of the zoo-plankton of the Sargasso Sea off Bermuda, 1. The upper 500 m. Limn. Oceanogr. 16(2): 219-240.

Deshayes, G. P. and Milne Edwards, H., 1836. Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertebres, présentant les caracteres généraux et particuliers de ces animaux, leur distribution, leurs classes, leurs familles, leurs genres, et la citation des principales especes qui s'y rapportent; précédée d'une introduction offrant la détermination des caracteres essentiels de l'animal, sa distinction du végétal et des autres corps naturels; enfin, l`exposition des principes fondamentaux de la zoologie, par J. B. P. A. de Lamarck. Deuxieme édition, revue et augmentée de notes présentant les faits nouveaux dont la science s'est enrichie jusqu'à ce jour, 7. Histoire des mollusques. Paris (J. B. Bailliere): 1-736.

Diester-Haass, L. and Spoel, S. van der, 1978. Late Pleistocene pteropod-rich sediment layer in the N. E. Atlantic and protoconch variation of Clio pyramidata Linnaeus, 1767. Palaeogeogr., Palaeoclim., Palaeoecol. 24: 85-109.

Frontier, S., 1963c. Zooplancton récolté en mer d'Arabie, Golfe Persique et Golfe d'Aden, 2. Ptéropodes, systématique et répartition. Cahiers ORSTOM, sér. océanogr. 6 (sér. Nosy-Bé, 2): 233-254.

Furnestin, M. L., 1978. Planktonic molluscs as hydrological and ecological indicators. In: S. van der Spoel, et al. (eds). Pathways in malacology. Utrecht (Bohn, Scheltema & Holkema): 175-194.

Furnestin, M. L., 1979. Aspects of the zoogeography of Mediterranean plankton. In: S. van der Spoel and A. C. Pierrot-Bults (eds). Zoogeography and diversity in plankton. Utrecht (Bunge Sci. Publ.): 191-253.

Gilmer, R. W. and Harbison, G. R., 1986. Morphology and field behavious of pteropod molluscs: feeding methods in the families Cavoliniidae, Limacinidae and Peraclididae (Gastropoda: Thecosomata). Mar. Biol. 91: 47-57, 1 tab., 7 figs.

Gilmer, R. W., 1990a. In situ observations of feeding behavior of thecosome pteropod molluscs. Amer. Malac. Bull. 8(1): 53-59.

Glaçon, G., Rampal, J., Gaspard, D., Guillaumin, D. and Staerker, T. S., 1994. Thecosomata (pteropods) and their remains in Late Quaternary deposits on the Bougainville Guyot and the Central New Hibrides Island Arc. Proc. Ocean Dril. Progr. Sci. Res. 134: 319-334

Gould, A. A., 1852. United States exploring expedition. During the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842. Under the command of Charles Wilkes, U. S. N. 12. Boston (Gould and Lincoln): i-xv, 1-510 (atlas: see Gould 1856).

Gray, J. E., 1850. Catalogue of the Mollusca in the collection of the British Museum, 2. Pteropoda. London (British Museum, E. Newman): iv + 45 pp.

Grossman, E. L., Betzer, P. R., Dudley, W. C. and Dunbar, R. B., 1986. Stable isotopic variation in pteropods and atlantids from north Pacific sediment traps. Mar. Micropaleont. 10(1-3): 9-22.

Haagensen, D. A., 1976 Caribbean zooplankton. Part II. Thecosomata. Off. Nav. Res. Dept. of the Navy. U. S. Govt. Print Off. Washington D. C.: 551-712.

Herman, Y., 1971b. Vertical and horizontal distribution of pteropods in quaternary sequences. In: B. M. Funnel and W. R. Riedel. The micropalaeontology of oceans: 468-486. Univ. Press, Cambridge.

Hida, T. S., 1957. Chaetognaths and pteropods as biological indicators in the North Pacific. U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Special Science. Report Fisheries 215: 1-13.

Leyen, A. van and Spoel, S. van der, 1982. A new taxonomic and zoogeographic interpretation of the Diacria quadridentata group (Pteropoda, Mollusca). Bull. zool. Mus. Univ. Amst. 8 (13): 101-118

Magaldi, N. H., 1977a. Moluscos holoplanctonicos del Atlantico suboccidental. III. Heteropods y pteropods de aguas superficiales Brasilenas y Uruguayas. Com. Soc. Malac. Urug. 4 (33): 295-325.

McGowan, J. A. and Fraundorf, V. J., 1966. The relationship between size and net used and estimates of zooplankton diversity. Limn. Oceanogr. 11(4): 456-469.

Newman, L. J., 1990. Holoplanktonic molluscs (Gastropoda; Thecosomata, Gymnosomata, and Heteropoda) from the waters of Australia and Papua New Guinea: their taxonomy, distribution and biology. PhD Thesis Univ. Qld. Australia. 208 pp.

Okutani, T., 1957a. Holoplanktonic Gastropoda in the 'Kuroshio' area, south of Hinshu, May 1955. Rec. oceanogr. Wks. Japan, (NS) Spec. No.: 134-142, 3 figs.

Peck, J. I., 1894. Scientific results of explorations by the U. S. Fish commission steamer Albatross, 26. Report on the pteropods and heteropods collected by the U. S. Fish commission steamer Albatross during the voyage from Norfolk, Va., to San Francisco, Cal., 1887-1888, 1. The thecosomatous pteropods. Proc. U. S. Nat. Museum, (1893) 16: 451-466, pls 53-55.

Pelseneer, P., 1888b. Report on the Pteropoda collected by H. M. S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876, 3. Anatomy Reports on the scientific. Results of the voyage of H. M. S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876(zool.) 23(2): 1-97, 1 tab., 5 figs, 5 pls.

Pfeffer, G., 1880b. Die Pteropoden des Hamburger Museums. Abhandlu. Naturwissensch. Ver. Hamburg 7: 69-99, pl. 7.

Pruvot-Fol, A., 1954. Mollusques opisthobranches. Faune de France 58. Paris (Lechevalier): 1-460, 173 figs, 1 pl.

Rampal, J., 1975. Les thécosomes (mollusques pélagiques). Systématique et évolution écologie et biogéographie méditerranéennes. Aix-Marseille (Thesis Univ. Provence CNRS AO 11932): 1-485, 15 tabs, 99 figs.

Richter, G., 1979. Die thecosomen Pteropoden der "Meteor"-Expedition in den Indischen Ozean 1964/65. "Meteor" Forsch. Ergebnisse (D) 29: 1-29.

Sakthivel, M., 1975. A note an the annual variation of the euthecosomatous pteropods along the meridian 78° East in the Indian Ocean. Bull. Plank. Soc. Japan 21: 41-44.

Sakthivel, M., 1976a. Geographical and seasonal distribution of Euthecosomata (Pteropoda, Gastropoda) in the Indian Ocean. Meteor Forsch. Ergebniss D23: 1-22.

Schalk, P. H., 1990. Spatial and seasonal variation in pteropods (Mollusca) of Indo-malayan waters related to watermass distribution. Mar. Biol. 105: 59-71.

Souleyet, [F. L. A.], 1851. (introd. S. Petit) Ordre des ptéropodes. J. Conchyl. 2: 28-38.

Sowerby, G. B., 1878. In: Reeve, L. A.: Conchologia iconica or illustrations of shells of molluscous animals. Monograph of the genus Pteropoda vol. 20, in front pls 1-7 and pls 1-6, Reeve and Co, London.

Suarez, A. M., 1992. Pterópodos (Gastropoda: Thecosmata y Pseudothecosomata) de aguas someras (0-50m) del sur del Golfo de Méxica. An. Inst. Cienc. Mar Limn. Univ. Nal. Autón 19 (2): 201-209.

Tesch, J. J., 1904. The Thecosomata and Gymnosomata of the Siboga Expedition. Siboga Rep. 52: 1-92, 156 figs.

Tesch, J. J., 1913c. Mollusca, Pteropoda. In: F. E. Schulze. Das Tierreich. Eine Zusammenstellung und Kennzeichnung der rezenten Tierformen 36. Berlin (Friedberger and Sohn): i-xvi, 1-154, 108 figs.

Tesch, J. J., 1946. The thecosomatous pteropods, 1. The Atlantic. Dana Report 28: 1-82, 37 figs, 8 pls.

Tesch, J. J., 1948. The thecosomatous pteropods, 2. The Indo-Pacific. Dana Report 30: 1-45, 34 figs, 3 pls.

Tokioka, T., 1955c. On some plankton animals collected by the Syunkotu-Maru in May-June 1954, 4. Thecosomatous pteropods. Publ. Seto mar. biol. Lab. 5(1): 59-74, pls 7-13.

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Spoel, S. van der and Heyman, R. P., 1983. A comparative atlas of zooplankton. Biological patterns in the oceans. Bunge, Utrecht; Springer Verl., Berlin: 1-186.

Spoel, S. van der, 1967. Euthecosomata, a group with remarkable developmental stages (Gastropoda, Pteropoda). J. Noorduyn and Zn, Gorinchem, 375 pp.

Summary (in Dutch also published separately)

Spoel, S. van der, 1968a. A new forma of Diacria quadridentata (Blainville, 1821) and shell growth in this species (Gastropoda, Pteropoda). Vidensk. Medd. Dansk. Natur. Foren. 131: 217-224.

Spoel, S. van der, 1968b. The shell and its shape in Cavoliniidae (Pteropoda Gastropoda). Beaufortia 15 (206): 185-189.

Spoel, S. van der, 1969a. Diacria quadridentata forma danae van der Spoel, from the Atlantic Ocean. Basteria 33 (5-6): 105-107.

Spoel, S. van der, 1969c. Two new forms of Cavolinia uncinata (Rang, 1829)(Pteropoda, Gastropoda). Beaufortia 16 (220): 185-198.

Spoel, S. van der, 1970a. Morphometric data in Cavoliniidae with notes on a new forma of Cuvierina columnella (Rang, 1927) (Gastropoda, Pteropoda). Basteria 34 (5-6): 103-151.

Spoel, S. van der, 1971a. New forms of Diacria quadridentata (de Blainville, 1821), Cavolinia longirostris (de Blainville, 1821) and Cavolinia uncinata (Rang, 1829) from the Red Sea and the East Pacific Ocean (Mollusca, Pteropoda). Beaufortia 19 (243): 1-20.

Spoel, S. van der, 1976a. Finer sculpture in euthecosomatous shells, and their value for taxonomy (Mollusca, Pteropoda). Beaufortia 24 (314): 105-132, pls I-X.

Spoel, S. van der, 1976c. Pseudothecosomata, Gymnosomata and Heteropoda. Bohn, Scheltema & Holkema, Utrecht. 484 pp. 246 figs.

Wormuth, J. H., 1981. Vertical distribution and diel migration of Euthecosomata in the north west Sargasso Sea. Deep-Sea Res. 28A(12): 1493-1515.

Wormuth, J. H., 1986. Factors affecting the biogeography of mid to low latitude euthecosomatous pteropods. UNESCO Tech.Pap. Mar. Sci. 49: 270-277.

Yamaji, I., 1991. Illustrations of the marine plankton of Japan. 3°Ed. Hoikusha Publ. Co. Ltd, Osaka.: 1-538.

Zheng Zhong (et al.), 1989. Marine Planktology. China Ocean Press. Bejing: i-viii, 1-454. [transl. from Chinese orig.]

Diacria quadridentata