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Gonyostomus egregius (Pfeiffer, 1845)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Bulimus egregius L. Pfeiffer, 1845 (original combination); Gonystomus egregius (Pfeiffer, 1845) [orth. error used by Régnier et al., 2009]; Bulimus hybridus A. Gould, 1846

 

Conservation Status

Rediscovered (Rosa et al., 2022). Previously considered missing (Régnier et al., 2009; Cowie et al., 2017)

 

Distribution

Brazil

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Pfeiffer, L. (1845). Description of twenty-two new species of Land-Shells, belonging to the collection of Mr. H. Cuming. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 13(147): 63–68.


Other references:

Bequaert, J. C. (1948). Monograph of the Strophocheilidae, a Neotropical family of terrestrial mollusks. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 100: 1–210.

Breure, A. S. H. and Araujo, R. (2016). The Neotropical land snails (Mollusca, Gastropoda) collected by the ‘Comisión Científica del Pacífico’. PeerJ Preprints 5:e2667v1 https://doi.org/10.7287/peerj.preprints.2667v1

Breure, A. S. H. and Araujo, R. (2017). The Neotropical land snails (Mollusca, Gastropoda) collected by the ‘Comisión Científica del Pacífico’. PeerJ 5:e3065 https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.3065

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.

Gould, A. A. (1846). Descriptions of new shells, collected by the United States Exploring Expedition. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 2: 141-145, 148-152 [July]; 153-156, 159-162, 165-167 [August]; 170-173, 175-176 [September]; 177-179, 180-184, 185-187, 190-192

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Gonyostomus egregius (L. Pfeiffer, 1845). Accessed at: https://www.molluscabase.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1448732 on 2022-04-03

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

Rosa, Rafael Masson, Cavallari, Daniel Caracanhas and Salvador, Rodrigo Brincalepe. (2022). iNaturalist as a tool in the study of tropical molluscs. PLoS ONE 17(5): e0268048. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0268048

Simone, L. R. L. (2006). Land and Freshwater Molluscs of Brazil. Editora Grafíca Bernardi, FAPESP. São Paulo. 390 pp.

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