Information at the beginning of the year 2019

• A newsletter of the Malakologische Arbeitsgemeinschaft in Salzburg has been published recently with interesting reports and beautiful photos (
(download Newsletter)

• A review of the Alpine Land Snails Working Group for the year 2018 can be found on
more (Looking back at 2018)

• On 07.01.2019 the 2nd MoFA General Assembly took place at NHM Vienna. We exchanged information and discussed details on excursions and the first MoFA conference. The previous board was re-elected. Fortunately, the number of members increased in 2018.


• Save the date: The 1. MoFa-Meeting will be held in Salzburg in „Haus der Natur“ on 26.06.-27.06.2019. Details will follow soon!

17.05.2019 – 01.03.2020 Streck die Fühler aus – Schnecken in ihrer vollen Pracht
Exhibition about biology, ecology and systematics of snails at Biologiezentrum Linz MoFA will organise an excursion to this exhibition. Date and details will follow soon!

07.- 10.06.2019: 58. Spring meeting of the „Deutsche Malakozoologische Gesellschaft“ in Hoppstädten-Weiersbach.


11.-16.08.2019 World Congress of Malacology: Asilomar conference grounds, Pacific Grove, CA, USA

Infos and registration:

We wish you a happy new year 2019!