Bythinella sp., Foto: A. Mrkvicka


Mollusc Research Austria

Austrian platform for mollusc researcher

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„Molluskenforschung Austria“ (MoFA) is a society founded as an Austrian platform for Malacologists supporting their projects and activities as well as the communication with related research groups and initiatives at a national and international level.
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In the first general meeting of the society in January 2017 the society´s organs were elected. Presently the board of MoFA consists of the following persons Read more…


You are interested in malacological research and would like to become a member of the society „Molluskenforschung Austria“? Here you learn all about a MoFA membership.


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The MoFA conference is getting closer! Date: 18-19 August 2023 in Lunz/See, Lower Austria Your early registration will make our planning easier! Registration deadline and abstract submission extended! 30 June 2023 → Webpage We are excited to already announce our keynote lecture: Gerhard Haszprunar (LMU München) – Molluscan Nephridia – a Story of Underlying Synapomorphies […]

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Dear MoFA members, dear friends of malacology, the OÖ LandeskulturGmbH is inviting to apply for some positions for the digitisation of the Evertebrata collection, focusing especially on the molluscs and the insects!

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Verein „Molluskenforschung Austria“
Naturhistorisches Museum Wien
Burgring 7
1010 Wien


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