The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Partula eremita Crampton & Cooke, 1953

Hermit tree-snail

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: late 1980's?

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Tahaa, Society Islands

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Crampton, H.E. & Cooke, C.M. J. 1953. New Species of Partula from Southeastern Polynesia. Occ. Pap. B.P. Bishop Mus. 21(8): 135-159.

 

Other references:

Coote, T. (2009). Partula eremita. 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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