Land, Endemic, Smaller and more slender form of aupouria. Hydrophanous colour pattern, with diffused axial streaks in dark olive-brown on a buff ground, and a single spiral band of dark brown around the upper base
References and Publications
Goulstone, J.F., Mayhill, P.C., Parrish, G.R. 1993 An Illustrated Guide to the Land Mollusca of the Te Paki ecological region, Northland, New Zealand, New Zealand Journal of Zoology, 34 (p.5)
Powell, A.W.B. 1979New Zealand Mollusca: Marine, Land and Freshwater Shells, Collins, Auckland (p.82)
Powell, A.W.B. 1954 The Molluscan Land Operculate genus Liarea, Records of the Auckland Institute and Museum, 4(5) (p.287)
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