The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Partula dentifera formosa Garrett, 1884 (contra Coote, 2009)

Beautiful tree-snail

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Partula formosa Garrett, 1884

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1992

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Raiatea, Society Islands

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Garrett, A. 1884. The terrestrial Mollusca inhabiting the Society Islands. Journ. Acad. Nat. Sci., Phil. (ser. II) 9: 17-114.

 

Other references:

Coote, T. (2009). Partula formosa. 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.

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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