Partula otaheitana

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Partula otaheitana
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. otaheitana
Binomial name
Partula otaheitana
(Bruguière, 1792)

Partula otaheitana is a species of air-breathing tropical land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Partulidae. This species is endemic to the island of Tahiti, French Polynesia, where it was formerly widely found in the valleys[2] but is now restricted to the highest altitudes.[1]


  1. ^ a b Coote, T. (2009). "Partula otaheitana". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 25 February 2014. 
  2. ^ Proceedings, Vol. VIII (1912), p. 646

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