Partula planilabrum Pease, 1864

Flat-lipped tree-snail



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Partula virginea Carpeter in Pease, 1865; Partula virginea Garrett, 1884


Conservation Status


Last record: late 1980's?

IUCN RedList status: Extinct



Tahaa, Society Islands


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Pease, W.H. 1865 (for 1864). Descriptions of New Species of Land Shells from the Islands of the Central Pacific. Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 32: 668-676.


Other references:

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

Coote, T. 2009. Partula planilabrum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T16341A5604303. Accessed on 02 July 2022.

Coote, Trevor 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.

Garrett, A. (1884). The terrestrial Mollusca inhabiting the Society Islands. Journ. Acad. Nat. Sci., Phil. (ser. II) 9: 17-114.

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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