Erepta pyramidalis Griffiths & Florens, 2004



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Erepta sp. (Eldredge, 1998:197)


Conservation Status

Extinct (Régnier et al., 2009; Cowie et al., 2017)





Biology & Ecology




Holotype: AMS C204752 ("adult")

Type locality: "Mauritius, 750m S. of Mont Blanc"






Original scientific description:

Griffiths, Owen Lee and Florens, F. B. Vincent. (2004). Ten new species of Mascarene land snails (Mollusca: Gastropoda) and their conservation status. Molluscan Research 24: 161-177.


Other references:

Cowie, Robert H., Régnier, Claire, Fontaine, Benoît, and Bouchet, Philippe. (2017). Measuring the Sixth Extinction: what do mollusks tell us? The Nautilus 131(1): 3-41.

Eldridge, Niles. (1998). Life in the Balance: Humanity and the Biodiversity Crisis. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

Régnier, Claire, Fontaine, Benoît and Bouchet, Philippe. (2009). Not Knowing, Not Recording, Not Listing: Numerous Unnoticed Mollusk Extinctions. Conservation Biology 23(5): 1214-1221.


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