Jean-Pierre Rocroi

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Jean-Pierre Rocroi is a French malacologist, a scientist, a zoologist who studies mollusks. He works at the Muséum national d'histoire naturelle in Paris.

In 2005, he was the junior author (editor) (with Philippe Bouchet) of a new taxonomy of the class Gastropoda, published in a paper titled "Classification and Nomenclator of Gastropod Families" published in the journal Malacologia.[1] This taxonomy is shown in the Wikipedia article "Taxonomy of the Gastropoda (Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005)".


  1. ^ Bouchet P.; Rocroi J.-P.; Frýda J.; Hausdorf B.; Ponder W.; Valdés Á. & Warén A. (2005). "Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families". Malacologia: International Journal of Malacology. Hackenheim, Germany: ConchBooks. 47 (1-2): 1–397. ISBN 3-925919-72-4. ISSN 0076-2997.