Hyperaulax ramagei (E. A. Smith, 1890)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonyms: Bulimus ramagei E. A. Smith, 1890; Bonnanius ramagei (E. A. Smith, 1890); Bulimus ramagei E. A. Smith, 1890


Conservation Status


Last record: early 20th century



Fernando de Noronha, Brazil


Anatomy & Morphology



Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Smith, E. A. (1890). Mollusca. In: Ridley, H.N. (ed.) Notes on the zoology of Fernando Noronha. Journal of the Linnean Society London. Zoology. 20: 483-503.


Other references:

Jousseaume, F. (1900). Mollusques terrestres. Clausilia, Rhodea et Bulimus Sud-Americanae. Bulletin de la Société Philomatique de Paris, ser. 9. 2(1): 5-44.

MolluscaBase eds. (2023). MolluscaBase. Hyperaulax ramagei (E. A. Smith, 1890). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: on 2023-03-03

Salvador, Rodrigo B. and Cavallari, Daniel C. (2019). Taxonomic revision of the genus Hyperaulax Pilsbry, 1897 (Gastropoda, Stylommatophora, Odontostomidae). Zoosystematics and Evolution 95(2): 453-463.

Salvador, Rodrigo B., Cavallari, Daniel C., Christensen, Carl C., Freitas, André V. L., Miranda, Marcel S. and Passos, Flávio D. (2022). The endemic land snails of the Fernando de Noronha Archipelago, Brasil. Tentacle 30: 6-8.

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


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