Moorean tree snail survival revisited: a multi-island genealogical perspective

@inproceedings{Lee2009MooreanTS,
  title={Moorean tree snail survival revisited: a multi-island genealogical perspective},
  author={Taehwan Lee and John B. Burch and Trevor Coote and Paul Pearce-Kelly and Carole S. Hickman and Jean-Yves Meyer and Diarmaid {\'O} Foighil},
  booktitle={BMC Evolutionary Biology},
  year={2009}
}
The 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 highest profile conservation crises of the past thirty years. All of the island's partulids were thought to be extirpated by 1987, with five species persisting in zoos, but intensive field surveys have recently detected a number of surviving wild populations. We report here a mitochondrial (mt) phylogenetic estimate… CONTINUE READING