Entries by Elisabeth Haring

Brochure for the exhibition “Streck die Fühler aus”

For the exhibition “Streck die Fühler aus”, which will open next week at the Biologiezentrum in Linz, the accompanying brochure is already available online. Members of MoFA, together with the colleagues in Linz, contributed significantly to the brochure in image and text. We are pleased that the cooperation was so constructive and that this beautiful […]

Reminder – 1. MoFA Tagung 2019 und MoFA Junior Award (en translation)

The first MoFA Meeting is approaching! Date: 26th and 27th June 2019 in Salzburg Your early registration facilitates the smooth planning of the meeting! Registration deadline and abstract submission: April 30th, 2019 → to the conference page Contributions from all areas of malacology are welcome. We are pleased to announce that the MoFA Junior Award […]


1st Meeting of the Society Mollusc Research Austria (MoFA)

Dear Colleagues and friends of malacology, we heartily invite you to the 1st Meeting of the Society Mollusc Research Austria (MoFA) which will be held from 26th-27th June 2019 in Salzburg, Austria. Besides the scientific program with talks and posters on 26th June at the Haus der Natur in Salzburg, we plan a field excursion […]


MoFA excursion to the sources of the Water Supply Association of the Triestingtal and Southern Railway Municipalities

Organized by Univ.-Prof. Dr. Otto Moog an excursion to the Triestingtal will take place on May 17th, 2019. The Water Supply Association of the Triestingtal and Southern Railway Municipalities draws drinking water for 150,000 inhabitants of the Vienna Basin from various sources, such as artesian wells, fracture springs, fissure springs, surface water or deep wells. […]

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 (https://www.hausdernatur.at/de/newsletter-archiv-malakologische-ag.html). ⇾ (download Newsletter) • A review of the Alpine Land Snails Working Group for the year 2018 can be found on snails.nhm.ac.at. ⇾ more (Looking back at 2018) • On 07.01.2019 the 2nd MoFA General […]

Usage of Cylindrus FITZINGER, 1833 conserved by the ICZN

A longlasting controversy about the generic affiliation of the Austrian endemic Cylindrus obtusus recently came to an end. According to some authors, the generic name Cylindrus Fitzinger, 1833 should be considered as invalid as it is pre-occupied by Cylindrus Batsch, 1789 und Cylindrus Deshayes, 1824. A counterargument was put forward that these names are unused […]

Arianta 6 now available online!

We are happy to announce that Arianta 6 is now available online. Besides the report and abstracts of the 2017 Workshop “Alpine Land Snails” in Johnsbach it contains three articles: Arianta 7 is in progress. Any articles are welcome!