South Island. Mount Augustus ridgeline northeast of Westport
Kauri Snail. Land, South Island, Endemic
References and Publications
Walker, K.J., Trewick, S.A., Barker, G.M. 2008Powelliphanta augusta, a new species of land snail, with a description of its former habitat, Stockton coal plateau, New Zealand, Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 38(3) (p.163)
Walker, K.J. 2003 Recovery plans for Powelliphanta land snails, 2003-2013: Threatened Species Recovery Plan 49, Department of Conservation, Wellington, 49 (p.172)
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.
Aupourian - Kaipara Harbour, north around North Cape, encompassing the Three Kings Islands and south to East Cape
Cookian - Lower North Island and the northern part of the South Island