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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 augusta Walker, Trewick & Barker, 2008

Classification:Gastropoda - Pulmonata - Stylommatophora
Family:RHYTIDIDAE
Size/Grows to:Length 44mm, Height 27mm
Distribution:South Island. Mount Augustus ridgeline northeast of Westport
Geographical Range:L.S.E.
References and Publications:
  • Walker, K.J., Trewick, S.A., Barker, G.M. 2008: Powelliphanta 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)

Note: Localities are approximate, and represent only some of the known localities for the species.