An Illustrated and Cross-Referenced Glossary of
Malacological and Conchological Terms

by Paul S. Mikkelsen

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Term Definition

ADULT   Fully grown; sexually mature; see also: JUVENILE.

ADULT WHORLS   All whorls of a GASTROPOD shell beyond those of the nucleus, or PROTOCONCH; = TELEOCONCH; see also: NUCLEAR WHORL; PROTOCONCH.

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