The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Partula desolata Bauman & Kerr, 2013

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Partula sp. cf./aff. gibba (Bauman, 1996a,b)

 

Conservation Status

Last record: ca. 1000 yBP

 

Distribution

Rota, Mariana Islands, Micronesia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Bauman, Scott and Kerr, Alexander M. (2013). Partula desolata sp. nov. (Pulmonata: Partulidae), an extinct land snail from Rota, Mariana Islands, Micronesia. Micronesica 2013(05): 1-12. [Abstract]

 

Other references:

Bauman, S. (1996a). Diversity and decline of land snails on Rota, Mariana Islands. American Malacological Bulletin 12: 13-27.

Bauman, S. (1996b). Diversity and Decline of Land Snails on Rota, Mariana Islands. Masters Thesis, University of Guam.

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.

Kerr, Alexander M. (2013). The partulid tree snails (Partulidae: Stylommatophora) of the Mariana Islands, Micronesia. University of Guam Marine Laboratory Technical Report 152: vii + 22 pp.

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