Partulina horneri   (Baldwin)


 
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Horner's Partulina
(Partulina horneri)

 
syn. -

 
distribution:

Hawai'i Islands: Hawai'i

 
local name:

Kahuli (Hawaiian)
Pupu kolea uka (Hawaiian)

 
size: ca. 2 cm (shell height)

extinction date: last seen 1992

 
Horner's Partulina is one of three species from this genus, known from the island of Hawai'i.

The last record of this species took place in the year 1992, when it was found in only two districts, the Hamakua and the Kohala district.

 
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Horner's Partulina (Partulina horneri)


Depiction from: 'G. W. Tryon; H. A. Pilsbry: Manual of Conchology. Second series: Pulmonata, Vol. 23, 1915-1916'

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References:

- Michael G. Hadfield; Lisa J. Hadway: Conservation status of tree snail species in the genus Partulina (Achatinellinae) on the Island of Hawai'i: a modern and historical perspective. Pac Sci 53(1): 1-14. 1999