We are pleased to announce that Arianta 7 has been published:

Haring, E., Sattmann, H., & Patzner, R. A. (Eds.). (2019). Arianta 7. Wien: Verlag des Naturhistorischen Museums Wien. Download

Arianta 7 includes the abstracts from the first MoFA Meeting 2019 in Salzburg, excursion reports and original papers. In this volume, you find also the instructions for authors. We are already looking forward to the next issue of Arianta and we invite all readers to submit their work to our journal (

Dear friends of malacology!

Just before the middle of the year, the new newsletter of the Malakologische Arbeitsgemeinschaft Salzburg has been completed.

Bobby Patzner and his team hope you enjoy reading and wish you a nice – and successful – summer!

Dear MoFA members and friends of malacology!

For the exhibition “Streck die Fühler aus – Schnecken in ihrer vollen Pracht” (May 17, 2019 – March 1, 2020), two volumes of Denisia on molluscs will be published:

Aescht, E. (Ed.). (2019). Mollusca (Weichtiere) – Beiträge zur Kulturgeschichte, Forschung und Sammlungen aus Österreich [Molluscs – Contributions to Cultural history, Research and Collections from Austria]. Denisia, 42, 1–688.
Blatterer, H. (2019). Mollusca of the Dahab region (Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea). Denisia, 43, 1–480.

The Bologiezentrum and the printing house Plöchl have decided on a subscription period. You can find the prices and dates in the [pdf].

We would like to draw your attention to the recently published comprehensive bibliography of the literature Mollusks of Austria, which Alexander Reischütz, Peter L. Reischütz and Wolfgang Fischer compiled.

Reischütz, A., Reischütz, P. L., & Fischer, W. (2019). Bibliographie nach linneischer Literatur über die Mollusken Österreichs, II. (Stand 31. Dez. 2018). Horn - Wien: Erste Vorarlberger Malakologische Gesellschaft. Retrieved from

Part of the literature listed in that work can also be found (partly for download) on our literature page.
Further entries for our literature page are welcome (E-Mail:

We are happy to announce that Arianta 6 is now available online.

Haring, E., Reier, S., & Sattmann, H. (Eds.). (2018). Arianta 6. Wien: Verlag des Naturhistorischen Museums Wien. Cite Download

Besides the report and abstracts of the 2017 Workshop “Alpine Land Snails” in Johnsbach it contains three articles:

Duda, M., Haring, E., Sattmann, H., Macek, O., Schindelar, J., Schnedl, S., … Kruckenhauser, L. (2018). Malacological excursion to Vorarlberg (Austria) in the course of the Austrian Barcode of Life Project. Arianta, 6, 47–52. Cite Download
Duda, M., Haring, E., Bulatovic, A., Hille, A., Kruckenhauser, L., Macek, O., … Sattmann, H. (2018). The snail summiteers - Gastropod faunas of some exposed alpine locations in the Gesäuse National Park. Arianta, 6, 41–46. Cite Download
Haring, E., Pinsker, W., Duda, M., Mason, K., Aschberger, M., Baumgartner, G., … Sattmann, H. (2018). Snails on the rocks. Arianta, 6, 31–40. Cite Download

Arianta 7 is in progress. Any articles are welcome!