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Partula fusca Pease, 1866

Polynesian tree-snail (generic)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Considered a synonym of P. navigatoria by (Gerlach, 2016).

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1992

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Raiatea, Society Islands, French Polynesia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Pease, W.H. 1866. Descriptions of new species of Partula, inhabiting the Tahitian Archipelago. Am. Journ. Conch. 2(3): 193-203.

 

Other references:

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

Gerlach, Justin. (2016). Icons of Evolution: Pacific Island tree-snails, family Partulidae. Cambridge, U.K.: Phelsuma Press. [Description of new species] [List of synonyms]

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