The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Partula hebe bella Pease, 1871



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Now considered a synonym of the nominate subspecies.


Conservation Status

Last record: 1992?

IUCN RedList status: Extinct in the Wild



Raiatea, Society Islands, French Polynesia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Pease, W.H. 1871a. Descriptions of new species of land shells. Amer. Journ. Conch. 7(1): 26.


Pease, W.H. 1871b. Catalogue of the land-shells inhabiting Polynesia, with remarks on their synonymy, distribution, and variation, and descriptions of new genera and species. Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. (1871): 473.


Other references:

Coote, T. 2009. Partula hebe. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T16275A5595210. . Downloaded on 12 November 2015.

Gouveia, Ana Rita Peres Cardoso. (2011). Investigation of the Factors Affecting the Population Dynamics of Captive Partula Snails. Thesis, Imperial College London. 123 pp.


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