Powelliphanta "Nelson Lakes"

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Powelliphanta "Nelson Lakes"
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia

clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
informal group Sigmurethra

Superfamily: Rhytidoidea
Family: Rhytididae
Genus: Powelliphanta
Species: Not yet described

This is a yet-unnamed Powelliphanta species, provisionally known as Powelliphanta "Nelson Lakes". 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. The area above the bush line on Mount Murchison in the Braeburn Range is one of three isolated habitats for this species.

Conservation status[edit]

Powelliphanta "Nelson Lakes" is classified as Range Restricted by the New Zealand Threat Classification System.