The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Partula atilis Crampton, 1956

Polynesian tree snail (generic)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: 1992 (Coote, 2009b)

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Raiatea, Society Islands, French Polynesia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Crampton, H.E. 1956. New species of land snails of the genus Partula from Raiatea. Am. Mus. Novit. 1761: 1-17.

 

Other references:

Coote, T. (2009a). Partula atilis. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 27 July 2013.

Coote, T. 2009b. Partula atilis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T16298A5598426. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2009-2.RLTS.T16298A5598426.en. Downloaded on 27 June 2021.

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.

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

Richardson, C.L. 1990. Partulidae: catalog of species. Tryonia 19(i): 1-96.

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