ACJ’s Biology

As a kid, I was fascinated by plants and animals. The only thing that changed in that aspect, is that I now refer to it as biology.

Drawings

Flower, 2001.
Flower, 2001.
Flower, 2001.

Conchology

I have always liked seashells. Of course, the exotic and ancient ones are always interesting, but I actually prefer collecting the (relatively boring looking) ones I find on at the Dutch coasts.

Dutch nameScientific nameFound
Amerikaanse boormosselPetricola pholadiformis
Bonte mantelMimachlamys varia
Gedoornde hartschelpAcanthocardia echinata
Geknobbelde hartschelpAcanthocardia tuberculata
Gevlochten fuikhorenNassarius reticulatus
Gevlochten vuikhorenNassarius reticulatus
Gewone wenteltrapEpitonium clathrus
Glanzende tepelhorenEuspira pulchella
Grote hartschelpAcanthocardia aculeata
Grote mantelPecten maximus
Grote strandschelpMactra stultorum cinerea
Halfgeknotte strandschelpSpisula subtruncata
KokkelCerastoderma edule
MosselMytilus edulis
MuiltjeCrepidula fornicata
NonnetjeMacoma balthica
NoordkrompArctica islandica
Noorse hartschelpLaevicardium crassum
Ovale strandschelpSpisula elliptica
Rechtsgestreepte platschelpAngulus fabula
StrandgaperMya arenaria
TapijtschelpVenerupis senegalensis
Tere platschelpAngulus tenuis
VenusschelpVenus gallina striatula
Wijde mantelAequipecten opercularis
Witte boormosselBarnea candida
WulkBuccinum undatum
ZaagjeDonax vittatus