The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Partula incrassa exigua Crampton, 1932

Small tree-snail, Moorean viviparous tree-snail

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Partula exigua Crampton, 1932

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1982 (Clarke et al. 1984)

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Moorea, Society Islands

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Crampton, H. E. (1932). Studies on the variation, distribution, and evolution of the genus Partula. The species inhabiting Moorea. Carnegie Inst. Wash. Publ. 410: 1-335.

 

Other references:

Clarke, Bryan, Murray, James and Johnson, Michael S. (1984). The Extinction of Endemic Species by a Program of Biological Control. Pacific Science 38(2): 97-104.

Coote, T. (2009). Partula exigua. 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. (2014). Diet of the Partula species of Moorea. The Partula Pages: report 1.

Lee, Taehwan et al. (2009). Moorean tree snail survival revisited: a multi-island genealogical perspective. BMC Evolutionary Biology 9: 204.

Lee, Taehwan et al. (2014). Evolutionary history of a vanishing radiation: isolation-dependent persistence and diversification in Pacific Island partulid tree snails.  BMC Evolutionary Biology 14: 202.

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