Partula dentifera imperforata Pfeiffer, 1877

Imperforate tree-snail




Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Partula imperforata Pfeiffer, 1877; Partula imperforata Pease, 1884 (incorrect author; used by Coote, 2009)


Conservation Status


Last record: 1992

IUCN RedList status: Extinct



Raiatea, Society Islands


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Pfeiffer, L. 1877. Monographia heliceorum viventium, sistens descriptions systematicas et criticas omnium huis familiae generum et specierum hodie cognitarum. F.A. Brockhaus, Leipzig. 8.


Other references:

Coote, T. (2009). Partula imperforata. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. ( Downloaded on 29 August 2012.

Coote, T. 2009. Partula imperforata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T16314A5600744. Accessed on 02 July 2022.

Coote, T. and Loeve, E. (2003). From 61 species to five: endemic tree snails of the Society Islands, French Polynesia fall prey to an ill-judged biological control programme. Oryx 37(1): 91-96.

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.

Régnier, Claire, Fontaine, Benoît and Bouchet, Philippe. (2009). Not Knowing, Not Recording, Not Listing: Numerous Unnoticed Mollusk Extinctions. Conservation Biology 23(5): 1214-1221.


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