The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Partula arguta Pease, 1864

Acute Huahine tree-snail, Polynesian tree snail

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1994 (Coote, 2009)

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Hawaiian Islands, USA

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Pease, W.H. 1865 (for 1864). Descriptions of New Species of Land Shells from the Islands of the Central Pacific. Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 32: 668-676.

 

Other references:

Coote, T. (2009). Partula arguta. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 24 July 2013.

Coote, T. and Loeve, E. (2003). From 61 species to five: endemic tree snails of the Society Islands, French Polynesia fall prey to an ill-judged biological control programme. Oryx 37(1): 91-96. [Abstract]

Cowie, Robert H., Régnier, Claire, Fontaine, Benoît, and Bouchet, Philippe. (2017). Measuring the Sixth Extinction: what do mollusks tell us? The Nautilus 131(1): 3-41.

Lee, Taehwan et al. (2014). Evolutionary history of a vanishing radiation: isolation-dependent persistence and diversification in Pacific Island partulid tree snails. BMC Evolutionary Biology 14: 202.

Régnier, Claire, Fontaine, Benoît and Bouchet, Philippe. (2009). Not Knowing, Not Recording, Not Listing: Numerous Unnoticed Mollusk Extinctions. Conservation Biology 23(5): 1214-1221.

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