Samoana jackieburchi Kondo, 1980

Polynesian tree-snail (generic)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Partula jackieburchi Kondo, 1980


Conservation Status


Last record: 1980's or before

IUCN RedList status: Extinct



Tahiti, Society Islands, French Polynesia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Kondo, Y. 1980. Samoana jackieburchi, new species (Gastropoda: Pulmonata: Partulidae). Malacol. Rev. 13(1-2): 25-32.


Other references:

Coote, T. (2007). Partulids on Tahiti: differential persistence of a minority of endemic taxa among relict populations. American Malacological Bulletin 22(1): 83-87. [Abstract]

Coote, T. (2009). Samoana jackieburchi. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. ( Downloaded on 24 July 2013.

Coote, T. 2016. Partula jackieburchi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T16340A103158688. Accessed on 30 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.

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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