Books & chapters

Gerlach, J. 1987 The land snails of Seychelles - a field guide. Privately published.
Gerlach, J. (ed.) 1997 Seychelles Red Data Book - 1997. NPTS, Seychelles.
Gerlach, J. 1998 Famous Tortoises. Privately published.
Gerlach, J. 2004 Giant Tortoises of the Indian Ocean. Chimiara publishers, Frankfurt.
Gerlach, J. 2006 The Vertebrates of Seychelles - a field guide. Privately published
Gerlach, J. 2007 Terrestrial and Freshwater Mollusca of Seychelles. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden.
Gerlach, J. (ed.) 2007 Terrestrial and Freshwater Vertebrates of Seychelles Backhuys Publishers, Leiden.
Gerlach, J. & Gerlach, O. 2006 Reef and freshwater fish of Seychelles - a field guide. Privately published
Gerlach, J. & Gerlach, R. 1998 Silhouette. NPTS, Seychelles.
Gerlach, J. & Haas, F. 2007 Orthopteroidea of Seychelles. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden.
Gerlach, J. & Matyot, P. 2006 Lepidoptera of Seychelles. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden.
Gerlach, G., Gerlach, J. & Gerlach, R. 2006 Silhouette: Nature’s Island. NPTS, Seychelles
Gerlach, J. & Haas, F. 2008 Orthopteroidea of the Seychelles Islands. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden
Gerlach, J. 2008 Key Biodiversity Areas of the Seychelles Islands. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden
Gerlach, J. (ed.) 2008 Diptera of the Seychelles Islands. Pensoft Publishers, Moscow
Gerlach, J. 2009 Darwin's Inextricable Web. Phelsuma Press, Cambridge
Gerlach, J. (ed.) 2009 Coleoptera of the Seychelles Islands. Pensoft Publishers, Moscow
Gerlach, J. & Marusik, Y. (eds.) 2010 Arachida and Myriapoda of the Seychelles Islands. Siri Scientific Press, Manchester
Gerlach, J. (ed.) 2011 Crustacea, Platyhelminthes, Nematoda, Nemertea, Annelida, Rotifera and Tardigrada of the Seychelles Islands. Siri Scientific Press, Manchester
Gerlach, J. 2012 The Great Survivors - 220 million years of turtle evolution. Phelsuma Preass, Cambridge
Gerlach, J. (ed.) 2013 Hemiptera, Hymenoptera and other insect orders of the Seychelles Islands. Siri Scientific Press, Manchester
Gerlach, J. 2014 Snailing round the South Seas - the Partula story. Phelsuma Press, Cambridge
Gerlach, J. (ed.) 2014. Western Indian Ocean tortoises. Siri Scientific Press, Manchester
Gerlach, J. 2014. Extinct animals of the British Isles. Phelsuma Press, Cambridge
Gerlach, J. 2016. Icons of Evolution: Pacific Island tree snails of the family Partulidae. Phelsuma Press, Cambridge
Gerlach, J. 2017. The land and freshwater snails of Tahiti and the other Society islands. Phelsuma Press, Cambridge
Gerlach, J. 2018. In the footprints of the first naturalist explorers: 250 years of biological exploration in Polynesia. Phelsuma Press, Cambridge

Contributed volumes

Gerlach R. & Gerlach J. 1995 The living laboratory. In: Amin M., Willetts D. & Skerrett A. (Eds.) Aldabra - World Heritage Site. Camerapix, Nairobi.
Gerlach, J. 2003 Seychelles frogs. In: Jackson, J. (Ed.) Encyclopaedia of Reptiles and Amphibians. Brown Partworks
Mittermeier, R.A., Langrand, O., Lowry II, P.P. Schatz, G., Gerlach, J., Goodman, S., Steininger, M., Hawkins, F., Raminosoa, N., Ramilijaona, O., Andriamaro, L., Randrianasolo, H., Rabarison, H. & Rakotobe, Z.L. 2004 Madagascar and the Indian Ocean islands. In: Mittermeier, R.A. et al (Eds.) Hotspots Revisited: Earth’s Biologically Richest and most Threatened Terrestrial Ecoregions. CIMEX.
Gerlach, J. 2005 Interpreting morphological and molecular data on Indian Ocean giant tortoises. In: Huber, B.A. et al. (Eds.) African Biodiversity: Morphology, Molecules and Systematics. Springer, New York.
Thieme, M.L. et al. 2005 Freshwater Ecoregions of Africa and Madagascar. A Conservation Assessment. Island Press, Washington.
Gerlach, J. 2008 Seychelles amphibians. In: Stuart, S. et al. (Eds.). Threatened Amphibians of the World. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona
Brooks, T. M., Mittermeier, R.A., Fonseca, G.A.B. da, Gerlach, J., Hoffman, M., Lamoreux, J.F., Mittermeier, C.G., Pilgrim, J.D. & Rodrigues, A.S.L. 2010 Global biodiversity conservation priorities: an expanded review. In: Lovett, J.C. & Ockwell, D. (Eds). A Handbook of Environmental Management. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham
Gerlach, J. 2009. Seychelles. In: Gillespe, R.G. & Clague, D.A. (eds.) Encyclopedia of Islands. University of California Press.

Book reviews

Gerlach, J. 2004 Island giants. Times Literary Supplement 5298; 32
Gerlach, J. 2006 Conservation, economics and celibacy: a tortoise-eye view. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 21; 604-605

Published correspondence

Gerlach, J. 2005 Biodiversity: journals must take a broader view. Nature 438; 156
Brooks, T.M., Mittermeier, R.A., Fonseca, G.A.B. da, Gerlach, J., Hoffmann, M., Lamoreux, J.F., Mittermeier, C.G., Pilgrim, J.D. & Rodrigues, A.S.L. 2006 On purpose in conservation - George M. Woodwell; Response. Science 314; 51

Harvey et al. 2020. International scientists formulate a roadmap for insect conservation and recovery. Nature Ecology & Evolution 4: 174-176

Reviewed papers

Gerlach, J. 1990 Pachnodus ornatus and closely related species of Enidae of Seychelles. Rev. Zool. afr. 104(2); 141-149
Brown D.S. & Gerlach J. 1991 On Paludomus and Cleopatra (Thiariidae) in Africa and the Seychelles islands. J. Moll. Stud. 57; 471-9.
Gerlach, J. 1992 Invasive Melastomataceae in Seychelles. Oryx 27(1); 22-26.
Gerlach, J. 1993 The conservation of Silhouette island, Seychelles. I. Plants. Phelsuma 1: 18-29.
Gerlach, J. 1993 The conservation of Silhouette island, Seychelles. II. Animals. Phelsuma 1: 30-38.
Gerlach, J. 1994 New species of Pachnodus (Gastropoda, Enidae) from Seychelles. J. Conch. 35(2); 167-177
Gerlach, J. 1994 The management and conservation of the La Passe Marsh, Silhouette. Phelsuma 2: 16-21
Gerlach, J. 1994 Patterns of species diversity among the Seychelles islands. Phelsuma 2: 48-53
Gerlach J. & Canning K.L. 1994 On the crocodiles of the western Indian Ocean. Phelsuma 2: 54-58
Gerlach J. & Gerlach R. 1994 Prey abundance and migrant shorebird distribution. Phelsuma 2: 12-14
Gerlach, J. 1995 The taxonomy and affinities of the genus Priodiscus (Mollusca; Gastropoda; Streptaxidae). J. Conch. 35: 357-368
Gerlach, J. 1995 Tropical leaf litter inhabiting invertebrates, patterns of abundance and sampling methods. Phelsuma 3: 23-30
Gerlach, J. 1996 The effects of habitat domination by invasive Melastomataceae. Phelsuma 4: 19-26
Gerlach, J. 1996 Patterns of hybridization and extinction in a tropical land snail. Phelsuma 4: 27-42
Gerlach, J. 1996 Native or introduced plant species? Phelsuma 4: 70-73
Gerlach, J. 1996 Rainfall patterns - an overlooked ecological influence. Phelsuma 4: 75-80
Gerlach J. & Canning K.L. 1996 A new species of the western Indian Ocean gecko Ailuronyx (Reptilia; Gekkonidae). Herpetological Journal 6(2); 27-42
Gerlach J. & Canning K.L. 1996 On the Seychelles Giant Tortoise; its rediscovery and prospects for conservation. Proceedings of the International Congress of Chelonian Conservation. pp131-135
Gerlach J. & Canning K.L. 1996 The rediscovery of Pelusios seychellensis. Phelsuma 4: 68-69
Gerlach J. & Canning K.L. 1996 Evolution and history of the giant tortoises of the Aldabra island group. Testudo 4(3); 33-40
Gerlach, J. 1997 Man and Chelonia in the Seychelles islands. Testudo 5; 25-40
Gerlach, J., Daszak, P. & Jones, C. 1997 The biogeography of the giant tenebrionid beetle Pulposipes herculeanus. Phelsuma 5: 43-48
Gerlach, J., Matyot, P. & Saaristo, M. 1997 Ecology and conservation of Silhouette. Phelsuma 5: 27-42
Silhouette species list. Phelsuma 5A; 1-64
Gerlach, R. & Gerlach, J. 1997 Colonisation of the Seychelles granitic islands by three bird species. Phelsuma 5: 63-67
Gerlach, J. 1998 A study of habitat structure and vegetation in Seychelles. Phelsuma 6: 68-68
Gerlach, J. 1998 The shell-less slugs of Seychelles (Gastropoda, Pulmonata, Veronicellidae and Urocyclidae). Argonauta 11; 56-64.
Gerlach, J. 1998 The behaviour and captive maintenance of the terrestrial nemertine (Geonemertes pelaensis). J. Zool., Lond. 246; 233-237
Gerlach, J. 1998 A new genus of Zonitoidea previously referred to the genus Kaliella. J. Conch. 36; 17-22
Gerlach, J. 1998 A new species of Punctidae (Mollusca; Gastropoda). J. Conch. 36; 23-26
Gerlach, J. & Bruggen, A.C. van 1998. A first record of a terrestrial mollusc without a radula. J. Moll. Stud. 64; 249-250
Gerlach, J. & Canning K.L. 1998 Taxonomy of Indian Ocean Giant Tortoises (Dipsochelys). Chelonian Cons. & Biol. 3; 3-19 & Identification of Seychelles Giant Tortoises. Chelonian Cons. & Biol. 3; 133-135
Gerlach, J. 1999 Distinctive giant tortoise neural bones - structural and taxonomic characters. J. Morphol. 240; 33-38
Gerlach, J. 1999 Snails of the genus Pachnodus (Mollusca; Gastropoda; Enidae): their origins and evolution. J. Biogeogr. 26; 251-255
Gerlach, J. 1999 Notes on Seychelles reptiles. Br. Herpet. Bull. 67; 53-60
Ecology of Indian Ocean carnivorous snails. Phelsuma 7: 14-24
Gerlach, J. 1999 Feeding behaviour and the saddle-back shell of Dipsochelys arnoldi. Chelonian Cons. & Biol. 3; 496-500
Gerlach, J. & Bruggen, A.C. van 1999 The Streptaxidae (Mollusca; Pulmonata; Gastropoda) of the Seychelles islands, western Indian Ocean. Zool. Verh. Leiden 328; 1-60
Bowler, J., Bullock, I., Cadbury, J., Gerlach, J. & Hunter, J. 2000 Conservation status and management of Wright’s gardenia Rothmannia annae. Phelsuma 8: 23-28
Gerlach, J. 2000 Trilepisium in Seychelles (Moraceae). Phelsuma 8: 50-54
Gerlach, J. 2000 The rediscovery of the Seychelles hummingbird hawkmoth Macroglossum alluaudi Joannis, 1893 (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae). Phelsuma 8: 79-80
Gerlach, J. & Florens, V. 2000 Toxicity of ‘specific’ rodenticides and the risk to non-target taxa. Phelsuma 8: 75-77
Gerlach, J. 2001 On a new species of Nesokaliella and further comments on the affinities of the genus (Gastropoda: Limacoidea). J. Conch. 37; 205212
Gerlach, J. 2001 Conturbatia, a new genus of Streptaxidae (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Pulmonata). Mitt. Mus. Nat.kd. Berl., Zool. Reihe 77; 297-302
Gerlach, J. 2001Predator, prey and pathogen interactions in introduced snail populations. Anim. Conserv. 4; 203-209
Gerlach, J. 2001 The 'Geochelone' problem in tortoise taxonomy. Phelsuma 9A: 1-32
Gerlach, J. 2001 Edentulina moreleti, the first herbivorous streptaxid (Gastropoda). Phelsuma 9: 75
Gerlach, J. 2001 Population dynamics of insular vertebrates, examples for the Seychelles islands. Biota. 2; 125-135
Gerlach, J. & Canning, K.L. 2001 Range contractions in the Critically Endangered Seychelles terrapins (Pelusios spp.). Oryx 35; 313-320
Gerlach, J. & Le Maitre, S. 2001 Sex ratio variation in small island populations of an endangered bird, the Seychelles Magpie Robin, Copsychus sechellarum. Ostrich 72; 114-117
Gerlach, J. 2002 A new species of Piper (Piperaceae). Blumea 47; 403-408
Gerlach, J. 2002 Habitat use by a population of the Seychelles kestrel (Falco araea). Phelsuma 10: 6-16
Gerlach, J. 2002 First results of radio-tracking black mud turtles Pelsuios subniger parietalis. Phelsuma 10: 58-60
Gerlach, J. 2002 Seychelles Terrapin Action Plan. Phelsuma 10B: 1-16
Gerlach, J. 2002 The palm spider as an unexpected gecko predator. Gekko 3; 19-21
Gerlach, J. 2002 The enigmatic giant bronze gecko Ailuronyx trachygaster. Part 1: Identity Gekko 3; 39-42
Gerlach, J. & Griffiths, O. 2002 The land snails of the Aldabra islands, western Indian Ocean. J. Conch 37; 667-679
Gerlach, J. & Skerrett, A. 2002 The distribution, ecology and status of the yellow bittern Ixobrychus sinensis in Seychelles. J. Afr. Ecol. 40; 194-196
Gerlach, J. & Willi, J. 2002 A new species of Sooglossus frog (Sooglossidae).">A new species of Sooglossus frog (Sooglossidae). Amphibia-Reptilia 23(4); 445-498
Palkovacs, E.P., Gerlach, J. & Caccone, A. 2002.The evolutionary origin of Indian Ocean tortoises (Dipsochelys). Mol. Phylog. Evol. 24; 216-227
Gerlach, J. 2003 Day gecko and tortoise interactions on Aldabra atoll. Gekko 3; 19-20
Gerlach, J. 2003 Pollination in the coco-de-mer, Lodoicea maldivica. Palms 47: 135-138
New mollusca of the Seychelles islands. Phelsuma 11; 39-51
Gerlach, J. 2003 Patterns of diversity on tropical islands. Biota 4; 21-48
Gerlach, J. 2003 Five years of conserving Seychelles Chelonia. Testudo 5; 30-41
Gerlach, J. 2003 The biodiversity of the granitic islands of Seychelles. Phelsuma 11A: 1-47
Gerlach, J. & Bour, R. 2003 Morphology of hatchling giant tortoises. Radiata 12; 11-12
Palkovacs, E.P., Marschner, M., Ciofi, C., Gerlach, J. & Caccone, A. 2003 Are the native giant tortoises from the Seychelles really extinct? A genetic perspective based on mtDNA and microsatellite data. Mol. Ecol..12; 1403-1413
Gerlach, J. 2004 Effects of diet on the systematic utility of the tortoise carapace. Afr. J. Herpetol. 53(1): 77-85.
Gerlach, J. 2004 The Enigmatic Giant Bronze Gecko Ailuronyx trachygaster. Part 2: Ecology. Gekko 3; 8-14
Gerlach, J. 2004 The impact of crazy ant (Anoplolepis gracilipes) invasion on Bird Island, Seychelles. J. Insect Cons. 8; 15-25
Gerlach, J. 2004 A 10 year study of changes in forest vegetation on Silhouette island, Seychelles. J. Nature Conserv. 12(3); 149-155
Gerlach, J. 2005 Inter-island variation and taxonomy of Seychelles Trachylepis. J. Afr. Herpetol. 54; 31-42
Gerlach, J. 2005 The complex nasal structure of Dipsochelys and its identification as a true Jacobson's Organ. Herpetol. J. 15; 15-20
Gerlach, J. 2005 Thermoregulation in captive Indian Ocean giant tortoises. Chelonian Cons. & Biol 4; 937-941
Gerlach, J. 2005 Captive Seychelles-Aldabra giant tortoises: reproduction, growth and dietary distortion. In: Proceedings International Tortoise & Turtle Symposium, Vienna.
Gerlach, J. 2005 The status of invertebrates on Fregate island, Seychelles following rat eradication. Phelsuma 13
Gerlach, J. 2005 Preparing for the reintroduction of Seychelles giant tortoises. Testudo 6; 56-64
Gerlach, J., Lawrence, J. &; Canning, L. Exceptional behaviour in a giant millipede. Phelsuma 13
Karanth, K.P., Palkovacs, E., Gerlach, J., Glaberman, S., Pender Hume J., Caccone, A. & Yoder, A.D. Native Seychelles tortoises of Aldabran imports? The importance of radiocarbon dating for ancient DNA studies. Amphibia-Reptilia 26; 116-121
Brooks, T.M., Mittermeier, R.A., Fonseca, G.A.B. da, Gerlach, J., Hoffmann, M., Lamoreux, J.F., Mittermeier, C.G., Pilgrim, J.D. & Rodrigues, A.S.L. 2006 Global biodiversity conservation priorities. Science 313; 59-61
Gerlach, J. 2006. Cyclophoridae and Pomatiopsidae (Mollusca: Prosobranchia) of the Seychelles islands. J. Conch. 39; 99-104
Gerlach, J., Muir,C. & Richmond, D. 2006 The first substantiated case of trans-oceanic tortoise dispersal. Journal of Natural History 40: 41-43
Gerlach J & Taylor, M. 2006 Habitat as a critical factor in the decline of the Seychelles Sheath-Tailed Bat Coleura seychellensis. Acta Chiopt.. 8; 129-139
Gerlach, J. 2007 Tortues géantes de l’Ocean Indien. Chéloniens 6; 22-27
Gerlach, J. 2007 Short-term climate change and the extinction of the snail Rhachistia aldabrae (Gastropoda: Pulmonata). Biology Letters 3(5): 581-584 [highlighted in Nature Reports Climate Change doi:10.1038/climate.2007.43]
Gerlach, J. 2007 Distribution and status of the Seychelles frogs (Amphibia: Anura: Sooglossidae). Herpetol. Journ. 17; 115-122
Gerlach, J. 2007 Breeding and reintroduction of Seychelles giant tortoises. Testudo 6
Gerlach, J. 2007 Vocalisations of the Seychelles sheath-tailed bat Coleura seychellensis. Le Rhinolophe 18
Gerlach, J. 2007 Social behaviour of the Seychelles sheath-tailed bat Coleura seychellensis. Le Rhinolophe 18
Meijden, A. van der, Boistel, R., Gerlach, J., Ohler, A., Vences, M. & Meyer, A. 2007 Molecular phylogenetic evidence for paraphyly of the genus Sooglossus, with the description of a new genus of Seychellean frogs. Bio. J. Linn. Soc. 91; 347-359
Gerlach, J. 2008 Pelusios castanoides intergularis Bour 1983 – Seychelles Yellow-Bellied Mud Turtle, Seychelles Chestnut-Bellied Terrapin. Chelonian Research Monographs 5.
Gerlach, J. 2008 Pelusios subniger parietalis Bour 1983 – Seychelles Black Mud Turtle. Chelonian Research Monographs 5.
Gerlach, J. 2008 Preliminary conservation status and needs of an oceanic island fauna: the case of Seychelles insects. J. Insect. Conserv. 12: 293-305
Gerlach, J. 2008 Fragmentation and demography as causes of population decline in Seychelles terrapins. Chelonian Cons. & Biol. 7; 78-88
Gerlach, J. 2008 Climate change and identification of terrestrial protected areas in the Seychelles Islands. Biodiversity 9; 24-29
Gerlach, J. 2008 Status and conservation of the Seychelles sheath-tailed bat Coleura seychellensis on Silhouette island, Seychelles. Endangered Species Research.
Gerlach, J. 2008 Setting conservation priorities - a Key Biodiversity Areas analysis for the Seychelles islands.Open Conservation Journal 2; 44-53
Gerlach, J. 2008 Population and conservation status of the reptiles of the Seychelles islands. Phelsuma 16: 31-48
Cariou, M.-L.,Lachaise, D., Gerlach, J., Matyot, P., Montchamp, C., Legrand, D. &; McEvey, S.F. 2007 Drosophilidae of Seychelles: biogeography, ecology and conservation status. Phelsuma 16: 19-30
Gerlach, J. & Gerlach, R. 2007 A new species of Asterropteryx cheek-spined goby (Pices, Gobiidae) from the Seychelles islands. Phelsuma 16: 57-63
Barnes, R.S.K., Smith, D.J., Barnes, D.K.A. & Gerlach, J. 2009 Variation in the distribution of supralittoral vegetation around an atoll cay: Desroches (Amirante Islands, Seychelles). Atoll Res. Bull. 565
Gerlach, J. 2009. Redescription of the skull of Dipsochelys abrupta. Chel. Cons. & Biol. 7: 251-254
Gerlach, J. 2009. Ontogeny of the cheek-spined goby Asterropteryx semipunctata (Pisces, Gobiidae). Phelsuma 17: 9-11
Gerlach, J. 2009. New animal species from Aldabra atoll. Phelsuma 17 : 12-16
Aldabrachelys arnoldi (Bour 1983) - Arnold's Giant Tortoise. Chelonian Research Monographs 5.
Legrand, D., M. Tenaillon, P. Matyot, J. Gerlach, D. Lachaise & M.-L. Cariou. 2009 Species-wide genetic variation and demographic history of Drosophila sechellia, a species lacking population structure. Genetics 182: 1197-1206
Senterre, B., Gerlach, J., Mougal, J. & Matatiken, D. 2009 Old growth mature forest types and their floristic composition along the altitudinal gradient on Silhouette Island (Seychelles) - the telescoping effect on a continental mid-oceanic island. Phytophylactica 39: 157-174
Gerlach, J. 2010. Climate change, extinction and ecosystem collapse. Phelsuma 17A
Silva, A., S. Rocha, J. Gerlach, G. Rocamora, A. Dufrenne & D.J. Harris. Assessment of mtDNA genetic diversity within the terrapins Pelusios subniger and Pelusios castanoides across the Seychelles islands. Amphibia-Reptilia 31: 583-588
Suvi, T., L. Tedersoo, K. Abarenkov, K. Beaver, J. Gerlach & U. Koljag. 2010. Mycorrhizal symbionts of Pisonia grandis and P. sechellarum in Seychelles: identification of mycorrhizal fungi and description of new Tomentella species. Mycologia 102: 522-533
Gerlach, J. 2011. Conservation of the Seychelles sheath-tailed bat Coleura seychellensis. Phelsuma 19: 54-68
Gerlach, J. 2011. Development of distinct morphotypes in captive Seychelles-Aldabra giant tortoises. Chel. Cons. & Biol. 10: 102-112.
Gerlach, J. 2011. Attempts to establish a new population of the threatened plant Impatiens gordonii on Silhouette island, Seychelles.Conservation Evidence 8: 87-92
Gerlach, J. 2011. Attempting to balance development and conservation of Silhouette island, Seychelles. Phelsuma 19: 79-114
Gerlach, J. 2011. Flowering Ecology of the Species of the Genus Hypoxidia (Hypoxidaceae: Asparagales). Journal of Botany
Gerlach, J. 2011. The end of 16 years of tortoise and terrapin conservation on Silhouette island, Seychelles. Testudo 7: 60-76
Gerlach, J. 2011. The potential effects of climate change on the status of Seychelles frogs (Anura: Sooglossidae). Journal of Threatened Taxa 3(11): 2153-2166
Gerlach, J. 2011. Aldabrachelys hololissa (Gunther, 1877) - Seychelles Giant Tortoise. Chelonian Research Monographs 5: 061.1-061.5
Gerlach, J. & R. Gerlach. 2011. Translocation of giant tortoises in the Seychelles Islands. Pp. 98-101 In: Soorae, P.S. (ed.) (2011). Global Re-introduction Perspectives: 2011. More case studies from around the globe. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN/SSC Re-introduction Specialist Group and Abu Dhabi, UAE: Environment Agency-Abu Dhabi. xiv + 250 pp.
Gerlach, J. & R. Gerlach. 2011. Re-introduction and supplementation of terrapins on Silhouette Island, Seychelles. Pp 102-105 In: Soorae, P.S. (ed.) (2011). Global Re-introduction Perspectives: 2011. More case studies from around the globe. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN/SSC Re-introduction Specialist Group and Abu Dhabi, UAE: Environment Agency-Abu Dhabi. xiv + 250 pp.
Marusik, Yu. & J. Gerlach. 2011. First description of the male of Sason sechellanum Simon, 1898 (Araneae: Barychelidae). Zootaxa 2833: 65-68
Gerlach, J. 2012. Skeletal ontogeny of Seychelles giant tortoises (Aldabrachelys/Dipsochelys). Scientific Research and Essays 7(9): 1083-1099.
Gerlach, J. 2012. Red Listing reveals the true state of biodiversity - a comprehensive assessment of Seychelles biodiversity. Phelsuma 20: 8-22
Gerlach, J. 2012. Changes in non-marine mollusc populations in the Seychelles islands 1986-2012. Phelsuma 20: 23-38
Gerlach, J., Black, S.H., Hochkirch, A., Jepsen, S., Seddon, M., Spector, S. & Williams, P. 2012. Terrestrial invertebrate life. In: Collen, B., Bohm, M., Kemp. R. & Baille, J.E.M. (eds.) Spineless: status and trends of the world's invertebrates. Zoological Society of London
Goodman, S.M., S.J. Puechmaille, N. Friedli-Weyeneth, J. Gerlach, M. Ruedi, M.C. Schoeman, W.T. Stanley & E.C. Teeling. 2012. Phylogeny of the Emballonurini (Emballonuridae) with descriptions of a new genus and species from Madagascar. Journal of Mammalogy 93(6): 1440-1455.
Gerlach, J., M. Samways & J. Pryke. 2013 Terrestrial invertebrates as bioindicators: an overview of available taxonomic groups. Journ. Insect. Conserv.
Gerlach, J., Rocamora, G., Gane, J., Joliffe, K. & Vanherck, L. 2013 Giant tortoise distribution and abundance in the Seychelles islands: past, present and future. Chelonian Conservation & Biology 12: 70-83.
Gerlach, J., Samways, M.J., Hochkirch, A., Seddon, M., Cardoso, P., Clausnitzer, V., Cumberlidge, N., Daniel, B.A., Black, S.H., Ott, J. & Williams, P.H. 2014. Prioritizing non-marine invertebrate taxa for Red Listing. J. Insect Conserv. DOI: 10.1007/s10841-014-9660-6
Gerlach, J. 2017. Redescription of Pachnodus (Nesiocerastus) curiosus Gerlach, 2003 (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Cerastuidae).Phelsuma 25: 4-5
Pawlowski, S. & Gerlach, J. 2018. Remarks on the first breeding success of free living Arnold's giant tortoises Aldabrachelys gigantea arnoldi (Bour, 1982) at Grand Barbe, Silhouette, Seychelles. Phelsuma 26: 1-9
Justine, Lemarcis, Gerlach & Winsor. 2018. First report of the land planarian Endeavouria septemlineata (Hyman, 1939) (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Continenticola, Geoplanidae) in French Polynesia. Zootaxa 4450(2)
Gerlach, J. 2019. Predation by invasive Platydemus manokwari flatworms: a laboratory study. Biological Letters 54:1): 47-60

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