Partula umbilicata Pease, 1866

Umbilicate tree-snail



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: late 1980's?

IUCN RedList status: Extinct



Tahaa, Society Islands, 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:

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

Coote, T. (2009b). Partula umbilicata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T16349A5609378. Accessed on 12 June 2022.

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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