Partula arguta

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Partula arguta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia

clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
informal group Orthurethra

Superfamily: Partuloidea
Family: Partulidae
Genus: Partula
Species: P. arguta
Binomial name
Partula arguta
(Pease, 1864)

Partula arguta was a species of air-breathing tropical land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Partulidae. This species was endemic to French Polynesia. It is now extinct.[1] The last Partula arguta died in captivity in 1995.[2]


  1. ^ a b Coote, T. (2009). "Partula arguta". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 21 February 2014. 
  2. ^ Randerson, J. (6 April 2003). "End of the trail for Polynesia's star snails". New Scientist. Retrieved 21 February 2014. 

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