The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Partula microstoma “Pease” Hartmanm 1881

Small-mouthed tree-snail



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

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


Conservation Status

IUCN RedList status: Extinct



Raiatea, Society Islands, French Polynesia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Hartman, W.D.1881a. Observations on the species of the genus Partula. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., Harv. 9: 171-190.


Hartman, W.D. 1881b. A catalogue of the Genus Partula Fér. F.S. Hickman, West Cheser.


Other references:

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

Mollusc Specialist Group. (1996). Partula microstoma. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. ( Downloaded on 29 August 2012.


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