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Placostylus ambagiosus whareana Powell, 1951Species Images
From the North Cape area. 79mm. Photographed from an old collection, pre 1970's
Placostylus ambagiosus whareana Powell, 1951
Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Euthyneura (Infraclass) > Tectipleura (Subterclass) > Eupulmonata (Superorder) > Stylommatophora (Order) > Helicina (Suborder) > Orthalicoidei (Infraorder) > Orthalicoidea (Superfamily) > Bothriembryontidae (Family) > Placostylinae (Subfamily) > Placostylus (Genus) > Maoristylus (Subgenus) > ambagiosus whareana (Species)
Family: Subfamily:
BOTHRIEMBRYONTIDAE: PLACOSTYLINAE
Size/Grows to:
Height 83mm, Width 35mm
Distribution:
North Cape area, Far North
Geographical Range:
L.N.E.
Notes:
Flax Snail Pupuharakeke, Land, North Island, Endemic
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Key to Geographical Ranges
NZ Map showing 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.
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
R =
Recent
Sf =
Subfossil
Fo =
Fossil