Abstract. R.E. Petit, a life member of the South Carolina Academy of Sciences, died on 31 December 2013. His remarkable scientific achievements as a self-trained malacologist are summarized, including an extensive list of named Molluscan taxa, mostly in the Cancellariidae, and a bibliography of his malacological publications
Wolfe, Douglas A. Ph.D.
"Richard E. Petit, 1931-2013: A Brief Account of his Malacological Contributions,"
Journal of the South Carolina Academy of Science: Vol. 12
, Article 6.
Available at: http://scholarcommons.sc.edu/jscas/vol12/iss1/6