The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Partula castanea Garrett, 1884

Chestnut-coloured tree-snail



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Considered a synonym of P. navigatoria by (Gerlach, 2016).


Conservation Status

IUCN RedList status: Extinct



French Polynesia


Biology & Ecology










Gerlach, Justin. (2016). Icons of Evolution: Pacific Island tree-snails, family Partulidae. Cambridge, U.K.: Phelsuma Press. [Description of new species] [List of synonyms]

Mollusc Specialist Group. (1996). Partula castanea. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. ( Downloaded on 29 August 2012.


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