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Collected 20 May 2015, Wellington, Brooklyn, Reuben Avenue, NZ. (M.318161). 12mm. © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa CC BY-NC-ND
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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
E =
Endemic
I =
Introduced

Hygromia cinctella (Draparnaud, 1801)

Classification:Gastropoda - Pulmonata - Stylommatophora
Family:HYGROMIIDAE
Size/Grows to:Length 12mm
Distribution:Native to the Mediterranean region, and rapidly expanding in range in Europe. Also been recorded in the USA, and now Wellington, NZ
Notes:
Land, Introduced
References and Publications:
  • Spurgeon, A.M., Burch, K.W., Carson, K., Walton, K., Plaisted, J. Nov/2017: Notes on NZ Collected Species, Cookia, 29 (p.15)
  • Walton, K. 2016: Hygromia cinctella (Draparnaud, 1801) (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Hygromiidae): a new adventive land snail for New Zealand, New Zealand Journal of Zoology (p.1)

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