Species Images
From bush around Te Awamuti. 14mm
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

Schizoglossa novoseelandica (Pfeiffer, 1862)

Classification:Gastropoda - Pulmonata - Stylommatophora
Family:RHYTIDIDAE
Size/Grows to:Length 20mm, Width 12mm, Height 6mm
Distribution:North Island. Wanganui to Te Awamutu
Geographical Range:L.N.E.
References and Publications:
  • Poortman, P. Sep/1999: Schizoglossa - Alive and well on the mainland?, Poirieria, 24 (p.20)
  • Powell, A.W.B. 1979: New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.347)
  • Climo, F.M. 1977: A new higher classification of New Zealand Rhytididae (Mollusca: Pulmonata), Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 7(1) (p.63)