Museum facade
International Research Consortium on Molluscan Symbionts (IRCOMS)
  • Molloy, D. P. 1992. Do zebra mussels have parasites? Dreissena polymorpha Information Review (Zebra Mussel Information Clearinghouse Newsletter, Brockport, NY) 3(1):7-8.

  • Molloy, D. 1994. Zebra mussels (Dreissenidae): Review of parasitic and other symbiotic organisms associated with these European biofouling bivalves. Pages 473-474 in Vol. 1. Proceedings of the IVth International Colloquium on Invertebrate Pathology and Microbial Control (Montpellier, France). Society of Invertebrate Pathology, Bethesda, MD.

  • Molloy, D. P., Roitman, V. A., and Shields, J. D. 1996. Survey of the parasites of zebra mussels (Bivalvia: Dreissenidae) in northwestern Russia, with comments on records of parasitism in Europe and North America. J. Helminthol. Soc. Wash. 63:251-256.

  • Molloy, D. P. , Karatayev, A. Y., Burlakova, L. E., Kurandina, D. P, and Laruelle, F. 1997. Natural enemies of zebra mussels: Predators, parasites, and ecological competitors. Rev. Fisheries Sci. 5(1):27-97.

  • Burlakova, L. E., Karatayev, A. Y., and Molloy, D. P. 1998. Field and laboratory studies of zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) infection by the ciliate Conchophthirus acuminatus in the Republic of Belarus. J. Invertebr. Pathol. 71:251-257.

  • Laruelle, F., Molloy, D. P., Fokin, S. I. and Ovcharenko, M. A. 1999. Histological analysis of mantle-cavity ciliates in Dreissena polymorpha: Their location, symbiotic relationship, and distinguishing morphological characteristics. J. Shellfish Res. 18:251-257.

  • Karatayev, A. Y., Burlakova, L. E., Molloy, D. P., and Volkova, L. K. 2000. Endosymbionts of Dreissena polymorpha (Pallas) in Belarus. Int. Rev. Hydrobiol. 85:539-555.

  • Karatayev, A. Y., Molloy, D. P., and Burlakova, L. E. 2000. Seasonal dynamics of Conchophthirus acuminatus (Ciliophora, Conchophthiridae) infection in Dreissena polymorpha and D. bugensis (Bivalvia: Dreissenidae). Eur. J. Protistol. (In press.)

  • Molloy, D. P., Giamberini, L., Morado, J. F., Fokin, S. I., and Laruelle, F. 2001. Characterization of intracytoplasmic prokaryote infections in Dreissena sp. (Bivalvia: Dreissenidae). Dis. Aquat. Org. (In press.).

Museum Open Tuesday-Sunday: 9:30 am to 5 pm | Carousel Hours: 10 am to 4:30 pm
Office of Cultural Education | New York State Education Department
Information: 518-474-5877 | Contact Us | Image Requests | Terms of Use
Join us on Facebook See us on YouTube See us on Flickr