Publications by Ben Rowson

Peer-reviewed papers

Rowson, B. 2007. Gulella (Juventigulella) ngerezae spec. nov. (Gastropoda, Pulmonata, Streptaxidae), a new endemic land snail from the Ukaguru Mountains, Tanzania. Basteria 71(4-6): 221-228.

Rowson, B. 2007. Land molluscs of Zanzibar island (Unguja), Tanzania with the description of a new species of Gulella (Pulmonata: Streptaxidae). Journal of Conchology 39(4): 425-466.

Rowson, B. & Lange, C. N.  2007. Two new species of Gulella (Mollusca: Pulmonata: Streptaxidae) from the Taita Hills, Kenya. African Invertebrates 48(2): 21-32.

Rowson, B. & Symondson, W. O. C. 2008. Selenochlamys ysbryda sp. nov. from Wales, UK: a Testacella-like slug new to Western Europe (Stylommatophora: Trigonochlamydidae). Journal of Conchology 39(5): 537-552.

Rowson, B., Seddon, M. B. & Tattersfield, P. 2009. A new species of Gulella (Pulmonata: Streptaxidae) from montane forest in the Ndoto Mountains, Kenya. Zoologische Mededelingen Leiden 83 (14): 651-659.

Rowson, B. & Symondson, W. O. C. 2008. Selenochlamys ysbryda sp. nov. from Wales, UK: a Testacella-like slug new to Western Europe (Stylommatophora: Trigonochlamydidae). Journal of Conchology 39(5): 537-552.

Seddon, M. B., Tattersfield, P., Herbert, D. G., Rowson, B., Lange, C. N., Ngereza, C., Warui, C. M., & Allen, J. A. 2005. Diversity of forest mollusc communities in Africa: what we have learnt since Solem (1984).  Records of the Australian Museum Supplement68: 103-113.

Tattersfield, P., Seddon, M. B., Ngereza, C., & Rowson, B. 2006. Elevational variation in diversity and composition of land-snail faunas in a Tanzanian forest. African Journal of Ecology 44: 47-60.

Commissioned reports

Symondson, W. O. C. and Rowson, B. 2009. Survey of the Ghost Slug in Cardiff. Countryside Council for Wales, Contract Science Report No. 859.

Abstracts

Rowson, B. 2007. Sex and systematics in the Streptaxidae (Pulmonata: Stylommatophora), p. 187. In: Jordaens, K., Van Houtte, N., Van Goethem, J. & Backeljau, T. (eds.) Abstracts of the World Congress of Malacology, Belgium 15-20 July 2007. Unitas Malacologica.

Rowson, B. 2007. Streptaxomorph shells: an evaluation and possible explanation, p. 187-188. In: Jordaens, K., Van Houtte, N., Van Goethem, J. & Backeljau, T. (eds.) Abstracts of the World Congress of Malacology, Belgium 15-20 July 2007. Unitas Malacologica.

Seddon, M. B., Rowson, B., Tattersfield, P., Lange, C. & Ngereza, C. 2007. Inventories for the Dark Continent: compiling African checklists, p. 200. In: Jordaens, K., Van Houtte, N., Van Goethem, J. & Backeljau, T. (eds.) Abstracts of the World Congress of Malacology, Belgium 15-20 July 2007. Unitas Malacologica.

Popular

Rowson, B. 2003. Partners in Slime. Mollusc World 4: 13.

Rowson, B. 2005. Some molluscs in the iconography of William Burges (1827-1881). Mollusc World 9: 20-21, 26.

Rowson, B. & Rowson, R. 2006. Happy slapping slugs. Mollusc World, 9: 11.

Rowson, B. 2007. Behind Closed Doors: Clausiliid Snails in Wales. Natur Cymru 23: 44-45.

Rowson, B. 2008.  J. Davy Dean’s portrait of the Zonitidae. Mollusc World 14: 14-16.

Rowson, B. & Turner, J. A. 2004. Digital photography of molluscs. Mollusc World 6: 16-17.

Online resources

Rowson, B. 2008. Help us find out more about the mysterious alien "Ghost Slug".
http://www.museumwales.ac.uk/en/rhagor/article/Ghost_Slug

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