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Partula auriculata Broderip, 1832

Ear-shaped tree-snail

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1992

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Raiatea, Society Islands, French Polynesia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Broderip, W.J. 1832. New species of shells collected by Mr. Cuming on the western coast of South America and in the islands of the South Pacific Ocean. Proc. Comm. Sci. Corr. Zool. Soc. Lond. 2: 124-126.

 

Other references:

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

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.

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