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Powelliphanta lignaria (Hutton, 1888)Species Images
Mokihinui River, Seddonville, North-West Nelson. 53mm. Photographed from an old collection, pre 1970's
Powelliphanta lignaria (Hutton, 1888)
Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Euthyneura (Infraclass) > Tectipleura (Subterclass) > Eupulmonata (Superorder) > Stylommatophora (Order) > Helicina (Suborder) > Rhytidoidei (Infraorder) > Rhytidoidea (Superfamily) > Rhytididae (Family) > Powelliphanta (Genus) > lignaria (Species)
Family:
RHYTIDIDAE
Size/Grows to:
Length 65mm, Height 38mm
Distribution:
South Island. Mokihinui River
Geographical Range:
L.S.E.
Notes:
Kauri Snail, Land, South 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