Species Images
Rahui Road, Otaki. 44mm
Key to 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

Powelliphanta traversi otakia (Powell, 1946)

Classification:Gastropoda - Pulmonata - Stylommatophora
Family:RHYTIDIDAE
Size/Grows to:Length 50mm, Height 26mm
Distribution:North Island. Near Otaki
Geographical Range:L.N.E.
References and Publications:
  • Walker, K.J. 2003: Recovery plans for Powelliphanta land snails, 2003-2013: Threatened Species Recovery Plan 49, Department of Conservation, Wellington, 49 (p.40)
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.342)