Partula garretti Pease

Garrett’s Tree-Snail (Partula garretti 

Garrett’s Tree-Snail was described in 1865, it includes three subspecies of which the nominate, discussed here, was restricted to the central range of northeastern Ra’iatea, Society Islands.

The species, like all Raiatean partulid species, is extinct. [1]



[1] Justin Gerlach: Icons of Evolution: Pacific Island Tree-Snails of the Family Partulidae. Phelsuma Press 2016


Depiction from: ‘George W. Tryon; Henry A. Pilsbry; a.o.: Manual of Conchology. Second Series: Pulmonata Vol. 20, Caecilioides, Clessula and Partulidae. Index to Vols. 16-20. 1909-1910’ 

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edited: 30.04.2019