The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Partula dentifera candida Crampton, 1956

White Tree-snail

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Partula candida Crampton, 1956

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1992

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Raiatea, Society Islands

 

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. (2009). Partula candida. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 29 August 2012.

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.

 

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