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Partula dentifera dentifera Pfeiffer, 1852 (1853? 1854?)

Polynesian tree-snail (generic)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Partula dentifera Pfeiffer, 1852

 

Conservation Status

Last record: before 1991

IUCN RedList status: Extinct in the Wild

 

Distribution

Raiatea, Society Islands, French Polynesia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Coote, T. (2009). Partula dentifera. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T16286A5597102. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2009-2.RLTS.T16286A5597102.en . Downloaded on 09 November 2015.

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.

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.

https://islandbiodiversity.com/dentifera.htm

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/7493/partula-dentifera

 

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