|Apical view of a shell of Paryphanta busbyi|
Paryphanta is a genus of land snails in the family Rhytididae. Species from New Zealand are known commonly as kauri snails or pupurangi. They are closely related and similar to snails in the genus Powelliphanta, which was formerly included within Paryphanta.
P. watti occurs only at the extreme northern end of this range near Kaeo. This form is of much darker colouration and often smaller, although does reach the same size as P. busbyi if allowed to reach old age.
- Powell A. W. B., New Zealand Mollusca, William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1979 ISBN 0-00-216906-1
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