The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Partula garrettii Pease, 1865

Polynesian tree-snail (generic)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Partula garretti Pease, 1865

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1992 (Coote, 2009)

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Extinct in the Wild according to (Cowiet et al., 2017).

 

Distribution

Raiatea, Society Islands, French Polynesia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Pease, W.H. 1865 (for 1864). Descriptions of New Species of Land Shells from the Islands of the Central Pacific. Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 32: 668-676.

 

Other references:

Coote, T. (2009). Partula garretti. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 17 August 2013.

Coote, Trevor and Loève, Éric. (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. [Abstract]

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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