The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Partula variabilis Pease, 1866

Variable tree-snail

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

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

 

Conservation Status

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:

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 variabilis. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 29 August 2012.

Price, M. R., Sischo, D., Pascua, M. and Hadfield, M. G. (2015). Demographic and genetic factors in the recovery or demise of ex situ populations following a severe bottleneck in fifteen species of Hawaiian tree snails. PeerJ 3: e1406.

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