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Powelliphanta hochstetteri (Pfeiffer, 1862)Species Images
(brown base form) - Summit Takaka Hill, North-West Nelson. 54mm. Photographed from an old collection, pre 1970's
(yellow base form) - Canaan, Takaka Hill, North-West Nelson. 56mm. Photographed from an old collection, pre 1970's
Powelliphanta hochstetteri (Pfeiffer, 1862)
Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Stylommatophora (Order) > Rhytidoidea (Superfamily) > Rhytididae (Family) > Powelliphanta (Genus)
Family:
RHYTIDIDAE
Size/Grows to:
Length 74mm, Height 35mm
Distribution:
South Island. West Nelson
Geographical Range:
L.S.E.
Notes:
Kauri Snail. Land, South Island, Endemic
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Key to Geographical Ranges
NZ Map showing Geographical Ranges
The symbols K.A.C.F.M.An. are used to indicate the geographical range of the species. They have been adopted to give an approxomation of the range of each species within New Zealand.
K=
Kermadec Islands
A=
Aupourian - Kaipara Harbour, north around North Cape, encompassing the Three Kings Islands and south to East Cape
C=
Cookian - Lower North Island and the northern part of the South Island
F=
Forsterian - Otago, Fiordland and Stewart Island
M=
Moriorian - Chatham Islands, Pitt Island
An=
Antipodean - Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand
Fw =
Freshwater
L =
Land
N =
North Island
S =
South Island
E =
Endemic
I =
Introduced
R =
Recent
Sf =
Subfossil
Fo =
Fossil