Partula faba subangulata Pease, 1870:401



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: before 1994 (c.1992)

IUCN RedList status: Extinct



Tahaa, Society Islands, French Polynesia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Pease, W.H. 1870. Remarques sur certaines especes de coquilles terrestres, habitant la Polynesie, et description d'especes nouvelles. Journ. Conchyl. 18: 393-403.


Other references:

Coote, T. (2009). Partula faba. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T16288A5597344. . Downloaded on 10 November 2015.

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]

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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