Eua globosa Pilsbry & Cooke, 1934 (1935?)

Fat Eua snail



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1970

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



'Eua, Tonga


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Pilsbry, H. A. and Cooke, C. M. (1934). Partulidae of Tonga and related forms. Bernice P. Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 10(14): 1-22.


Other references:

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]

Lee, Taehwan et al. (2014). Evolutionary history of a vanishing radiation: isolation-dependent persistence and diversification in Pacific Island partulid tree snails. BMC Evolutionary Biology 14: 202.

O'Foighil, D. (2012). Eua globosa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. ( Downloaded on 07 December 2014.


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