Land, North Island, South Island, Introduced, Widely distributed in western Europe and the eastern Atlantic islands, eastwards to the Caucasus and Asia Minor. Introduced into U.S.A., Canada, Jamaica, South Africa and New Zealand
References and Publications
Barker, G.M. 1999 Naturalised Terrestrial Stylommatophora (Mollusca: Gastropoda), Fauna of New Zealand, Manaaki Whenua Press (p.95)
Willan, R.C. Sep/1977 The Chrysalis Snail (Lauria cylindracea) in New Zealand, Poirieria, 9(2) (p.27)
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 approximation 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