Samoana cramptoni Pilsbry & Cooke, 1934



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1933

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



'Eua, Tonga


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Pilsbry, H.A. & C. M. Cooke. 1934. Partulidae of Tonga and related forms. Bernice P. Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 10(14): 22 pp.


Other references:

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.

Drake, D.R., W.A. Whistler, T.J. Motley & Imada, C.T. 1996. Rain forest vegetation of 'Eua Island, Kingdom of Tonga. New Zealand Journal of Botany 34: 65-77.

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

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

O'Foighil, D. 2012. Samoana cramptoni. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2012: e.T198823A2538855. Downloaded on 26 December 2015.


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