Partula emersoni Pilsbry, 1913



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Rediscovered in August 2011

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered



Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Pilsbry, H. A. (1913). New species of Clausilla and Partula from the collection of Mr. J.S. Emerson. Nautilus 27: 65-67.


Other references:

Kondo, Y. 1955. A revision of the family Partulidae (Gastropoda, Pulmonata). Harvard University.

Kondo, Y. 1956. Status of terrestrial malacological research in the central Pacific and Micronesia. 8th Pacific Science Congress 3A: 1457-1460.

O'Foighil, D. (2012). Partula emersoni. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2012: e.T16287A950100. Downloaded on 01 October 2016.

Pelep, P.O. & Hadfield, M.G. 2011. The status of the endemic snails of the genus Partula (Gastropoda: Partulidae) on Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia. Micronesica: 253-262.


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