Powelliphanta "Baton"

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Powelliphanta sp. from the Baton River
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Not yet described

An as-yet-unnamed Powelliphanta species is provisionally known as Powelliphanta sp. from the Baton River. This is one of the amber snails. It is an undescribed species of large, carnivorous land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusc in the family Rhytididae.

Conservation status[edit]

Powelliphanta sp. from the Baton River is classified as Nationally Critical by the New Zealand Department of Conservation.

References[edit]

  • Powell A W B, New Zealand Mollusca, William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1979 ISBN 0-00-216906-1
  • New Zealand Department of Conservation Threatened Species Classification
  • Department of Conservation Recovery Plans