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Samoana inflata (Reeve, 1842)

Polynesian tree-snail (generic)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: 1995 or before; 2009 (empty shell) (Gerlach, 2016)

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Hiva Oa and Tahuata, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Reeve, L. (1842). Conchologia systematica, or Complete system of conchology: in which the Lepades and conchiferous Mollusca are described and classified according to their natural organization and habits. Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, London. 2.

 

Other references:

Coote, T. 2005. Surveys on the Marquesas Islands 2005, unpublished report.

Coote, T. (2009a). Samoana inflata. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 27 July 2013.

Coote, T. 2009b. Samoana inflata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T168200A6465241. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2009-2.RLTS.T168200A6465241.en. Downloaded on 23 June 2021.

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.

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

Pearce-Kelly, P., Clarke,D and Mace, G. 1995. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Pacific Island Land Snail Group. (unpub. report): ZSL, Regents Park, London, NW1.

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