Partula guamensis

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Partula guamensis

Critically endangered, possibly extinct (IUCN 3.1)[1]
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. guamensis
Binomial name
Partula guamensis
Pfeiffer, 1846
Synonyms
  • Bulimus guamensis L. Pfeiffer, 1846 (original combination)
  • Partula brumalis Reeve, 1850
  • Partula ponapensis Hartman, 1885
  • Partula rufa grandis Möllendorff, 1900
  • Partula rufa montana Möllendorff, 1900

Partula guamensis is a species of air-breathing tropical land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Partulidae.[2]

Distribution[edit]

This species is endemic to the island of Pohnpei (Federated States of Micronesia).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b O'Foighil, D. (2012). "Partula guamensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 23 February 2014. 
  2. ^ Bouchet, P. (2016). Partula guamensis (L. Pfeiffer, 1846). In: MolluscaBase (2016). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=888506 on 2017-02-08
  • Gerlach J. (2016). Icons of evolution: Pacific Island tree-snails of the family Partulidae. Phelsuma Press. ISBN 978-0-99322-033-3