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Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
RHYTIDIDAE: RHYTIDINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Heterobranchia (Subclass)
> Euthyneura (Infraclass)
> Tectipleura (Subterclass)
> Eupulmonata (Superorder)
> Stylommatophora (Order)
> Helicina (Suborder)
> Rhytidoidei (Infraorder)
> Rhytidoidea (Superfamily)
> Rhytididae (Family)
> Rhytidinae (Subfamily)
> Powelliphanta (Genus)
> gilliesi aurea (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Paryphanta (Powelliphanta) O'Connor, 1945
Synonymised Names:
=Paryphanta (Powelliphanta) gilliesi aurea Powell, 1946
=Paryphanta gilliesi aurea Powell, 1946
Images: Powelliphanta gilliesi aurea (Powell, 1946)
Mangarakau Bluffs, North-West Nelson. 46mm. Photographed from an old collection, pre 1970's
Taxonomy
Family: Subfamily:
RHYTIDIDAE: RHYTIDINAE
Full Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum)
> Gastropoda (Class)
> Heterobranchia (Subclass)
> Euthyneura (Infraclass)
> Tectipleura (Subterclass)
> Eupulmonata (Superorder)
> Stylommatophora (Order)
> Helicina (Suborder)
> Rhytidoidei (Infraorder)
> Rhytidoidea (Superfamily)
> Rhytididae (Family)
> Rhytidinae (Subfamily)
> Powelliphanta (Genus)
> gilliesi aurea (Species)
Genus Synonyms:
=Paryphanta (Powelliphanta) O'Connor, 1945
Synonymised Names:
=Paryphanta (Powelliphanta) gilliesi aurea Powell, 1946
=Paryphanta gilliesi aurea Powell, 1946
Details: Powelliphanta gilliesi aurea (Powell, 1946)
Size/Grows to:
Length 50mm, Height 28mm
Distribution:
South Island. West Nelson
Geographical Range:
L.S.E.
Notes:
Kauri Snail, Land, 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