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From 61 species to five: endemic tree snails of the Society Islands fall prey to an ill-judged biological control programme
Following the well documented extinctions of many species of endemic tree snail (family Partulidae) throughout French Polynesia, field surveys were undertaken on four islands in the SocietyExpand
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Prehistoric inter-archipelago trading of Polynesian tree snails leaves a conservation legacy
Inter-archipelago exchange networks were an important aspect of prehistoric Polynesian societies. We report here a novel genetic characterization of a prehistoric exchange network involving anExpand
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Partulids on Tahiti: Differential persistence of a minority of endemic taxa among relict populations*
The extinction of many species of endemic land snails in French Polynesia because of the introduction of the carnivorous snail Euglandina rosea is a salutary lesson in hasty biological controlExpand
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Extant populations of endemic partulids on Tahiti, French Polynesia
The current distribution of endemic partulid snails on Tahiti in French Polynesia reflects the danger snails still exist in good numbers in two areas, at opposite ends of the island. In other areas,Expand
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Tahitian tree snail mitochondrial clades survived recent mass extirpation
Oceanic islands frequently support endemic faunal radiations that are highly vulnerable to introduced predators [1]. This vulnerability is epitomized by the rapid extinction in the wild of all butExpand
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Moorean tree snail survival revisited: a multi-island genealogical perspective
BackgroundThe mass extirpation of the island of Moorea's endemic partulid tree snail fauna, following the deliberate introduction of the alien predator Euglandina rosea, represents one of the highestExpand
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Differential survival among Tahitian tree snails during a mass extinction event: persistence of the rare and fecund
Abstract The deliberate introduction of the rosy wolf snail Euglandina rosea to the Society Islands in the 1970s led to the mass extirpation of its rich Partulidae (Pilsbry, 1900) fauna, comprisingExpand
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Experimental Release of Endemic Partula Species, Extinct in the Wild, into a Protected Area of Natural Habitat on Moorea
Extinction of tree snails of the genus Partula on Moorea, following introduction of the predatory snail Euglandina rosea, has challenged conservation biology during years of successive captiveExpand
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Differential survival among Tahitian tree snails during a mass extinction event: persistence of the rare and fecund—ERRATUM
FIG. 2 The overall relative frequencies of (a) seven endemic species of Tahitian Partula (P. otaheitana, n = ,; P. nodosa, n = ,; P. affinis, n = ,; P. hyalina, n = ; P. clara, n =Expand
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