Partula compacta Pease, 1866

Compact tree-snail



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

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


Conservation Status

Extinct or invalid (synonym)

IUCN RedList status: Extinct



French Polynesia


Biology & Ecology










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 compacta. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. ( Downloaded on 29 August 2012.


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