The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Partula simulans Pease, 1866

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Partula taeniata simulans Pease, 1866

 

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

 

Conservation Status

IUCN RedList status: Extinct in the Wild

 

Distribution

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:

Baillie, J. and Groombridge, B. (eds). 1996. 1996 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. pp. 378. International Union for Conservation of Nature, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

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

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

Mollusc Specialist Group. 1996. Partula taeniata ssp. simulans. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T16347A5609029. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.1996.RLTS.T16347A5609029.en. Downloaded on 01 October 2016.

 

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