Partula vittata Pease, 1866

Polynesian tree-snail (generic)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Considered a synonym of P. navigatoria by (Gerlach, 2016).


Conservation Status

Extinct or invalid (synonym)

Last record: 1992

IUCN RedList status: Extinct



Raiatea, Society Islands, French Polynesia


Biology & Ecology










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

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.

Gerlach, Justin. (2016). Icons of Evolution: Pacific Island tree-snails, family Partulidae. Cambridge, U.K.: Phelsuma Press. [Description of new species] [List of synonyms]


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