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A scorpion mounted on a white piece of card and contained within a deep black wooden frame, interior sides coloured gold. White adhered label with black printed text reads "747 Arachidae / SCORPION / [chinese characeters]". "No 947" is stamped on the lower rear edge of the frame. Triangular metal hook at centre top allows for hanging. Rear of frame has a brown paper tape border sealing pale green card.
Accession No
A96.782

Name/Title
A beetle, brown in colour and wings out-stretched. Encased within two pieces of glass held together by a wood frame which has a black adhered covering. An adhered transparent label with black printed ink reads "Pterognatha gigas. (Uganda)" beneath the beetle. A triangular adhered label is located on the lower right edge depicting an image of a yellow outline of a kangaroo against a green background. "AUSTRALIAN MADE" is printed underneath the image. A single screw and triangular hook is secured to the top of the frame to allow for hanging. A partial hole has been drilled into the centre lower edge of the frame.
Accession No
A96.786

Name/Title
A beetle, green shell and wings out-stretched. Encased within two pieces of glass held together by a wood frame which has a black adhered covering. An adhered transparent label with black printed ink reads "Dicranorrhina micans. (Uganda)" beneath the beetle. A triangular adhered label is located on the lower right edge depicting an image of a yellow outline of a kangaroo against a green background. "AUSTRALIAN MADE" is printed underneath the image. A single screw and triangular hook is secured to the top of the frame to allow for hanging. A partial hole has been drilled into the centre lower edge of the frame and has a metal pin protruding outwards.
Accession No
A96.783

Name/Title
A beetle, brown in colour and wings out-stretched. Encased within two pieces of glass held together by a wood frame which has a black adhered covering. An adhered transparent label with black printed ink reads "Macrodontus cervicornis. (Brazil)" beneath the beetle. A triangular adhered label is located on the lower right edge depicting an image of a yellow outline of a kangaroo against a green background. "AUSTRALIAN MADE" is printed underneath the image. A single screw and triangular hook is secured to the top of the frame to allow for hanging. A partial hole has been drilled into the centre lower edge of the frame.
Accession No
A96.785

Name/Title
A Kauri Snail, tan and black in colour and with cotton wool inserted into the hollow shell. Contained in a small cardboard box with a white label with black printed text that reads "Paryphanta busbyi watti (Powell, 1946) / Top of Unuwhao, Spirits Bay". A96.828 - 831 are also contained in this box.
Accession No
A96.827

A Australasian harrier (Kahu) (Circus approximans) specimen mounted with a shining cuckoo under its claws. It is positioned with wings and bill open perched on a branch.
Accession No
A96.824

Name/Title
A group of three butterflies, mounted with metal pins in a wooden frame. Butterflies are coloured browns, creams, oranges and metallic green. White adhered label with black handwritten text beneath middle butterfly reads "Townsville, Q / E.P. 27.2.1984 / P.S. Valentine", and "Mr. Finlays on Rge / Lat.13'48'50"S / Long. 145'18'50"E / C.&H. PRATT" beneath the lower butterfly. The rear of the frame has a round hook for hanging and a adhered brown tape border covering the white mount card.
Accession No
A96.815

Name/Title
Paryphanta busbyi watti. A Kauri Snail, white in colour and with sand/dirt build up in the hollow shell. End part has been chipped and broken slightly. Contained in a small cardboard box with a white label with black printed text that reads "Paryphanta busbyi watti (Powell, 1946) / Fossil form in consolidated dunes, / Cape Maria van Dieman". A96.826 is also contained in this box.
Accession No
A96.825

Name/Title
A Kauri Snail, tan and black in colour with cotton wool inserted into the hollow shell. Contained in a small cardboard box with a white label with black printed text that reads "Paryphanta busbyi watti (Powell, 1946) / Top of Unuwhao, Spirits Bay". A96.827 - 831 are also contained in this box.
Accession No
A96.829

Powelliphanta lignaria lusca (Powell 1949). A Woodformed Land Snail, striped chestnut brown and black on top and tan and brown underneath. Cotton wool has been inserted into the interior. Situated in a small cardboard box with a white label with black printed text that reads "Paryphanta lignaria lusca (Powell, 1949) / Glasseye Creek and bush near tidal / creek, Little Wanganui" A96.843 is also contained in this box.
Accession No
A96.844

Name/Title
Paryphanta busbyi busbyi. A Kauri Snail, pale tan and transparent in colour. Contained in a glass tube with a plastic screw top. A white label with black printed text inside the tube reads "P. busbyi busbyi (juv.)/ Kemp Rd, Awhitu" Situated in a small rectangular cardboard box with a white label with black printed text that reads "Paryphanta busbyi busbyi (Gray, 1840) / In roadside watertable, Mangamuka Ra." A96.832 - 838 are also contained in this box.
Accession No
A96.837

Powelliphanta lignaria johnstoni. A Woodformed Land Snail, striped in shiny brown tones. Interior is hollow. Situated in a small cardboard box with a white label with black printed text that reads "P. lignaria johnstoni (Powell, 1946) / Charming Creek, Ngakawau". A96.852-856 are also contained in this box.
Accession No
A96.853

Name/Title
Paryphanta busbyi busbyi. A Kauri Snail, khaki green and black in colour with a hollow shell. Interior of shell has been filled with cotton wool. Exterior of shell is slightly knobbly. Contained in a small rectangular cardboard box with a white label with black printed text that reads "Paryphanta busbyi busbyi (Gray, 1840) / In roadside watertable, Mangamuka Ra." A96.832 - 838 are also contained in this box.
Accession No
A96.834

Powelliphanta lignaria lusca. A Woodformed Land Snail, striped chestnut brown and black on top and tan and brown underneath. Cotton wool has been inserted into the interior. Situated in a small cardboard box with a white label with black printed text that reads "Paryphanta lignaria lusca (Powell, 1949) / Glasseye Creek and bush near tidal / creek, Little Wanganui" A96.844 is also contained in this box.
Accession No
A96.843

Name/Title
A Kauri Snail Egg, white in colour and contained in a glass tube with a cork top. Cotton wool lines the top and bottom to protect the egg. A white label with black printed text inside the tube reads "Egg of P. busbyi busbyi" Situated in a small rectangular cardboard box with a white label with black printed text that reads "Paryphanta busbyi busbyi (Gray, 1840) / In roadside watertable, Mangamuka Ra." A96.832 - 838 are also contained in this box.
Accession No
A96.836

Name/Title
A large butterfly, mounted with metal pins in a wooden frame with gold edges. Butterfly is coloured pale brown and cream. The rear of the frame has a metal hook for hanging and adhered brown tape border covering the white mount card. Pins are protruding through the back of the frame.
Accession No
A96.817

Name/Title
Paryphanta busbyi watti. A Kauri Snail, white in colour and with slight sand/dirt build up in the hollow shell. Contained in a small cardboard box with a white label with black printed text that reads "Paryphanta busbyi watti (Powell, 1946) / Fossil form in consolidated dunes, / Cape Maria van Dieman". A96.825 is also contained in this box.
Accession No
A96.826

Powelliphanta lignaria johnstoni. A Woodformed Land Snail, striped in brown tones. Interior is hollow. End of shell has some damage with a chipped egde. Situated in a small cardboard box with a white label with black printed text that reads "P. lignaria johnstoni (Powell, 1946) / Charming Creek, Ngakawau". A96.852-856 are also contained in this box.
Accession No
A96.856

Name/Title
Paryphanta busbyi busbyi. A Kauri Snail, khaki green and black in colour with a hollow shell. Interior of shell has been filled with cotton wool. Contained in a small rectangular cardboard box with a white label with black printed text that reads "Paryphanta busbyi busbyi (Gray, 1840) / In roadside watertable, Mangamuka Ra." A96.832 - 838 are also contained in this box.
Accession No
A96.835

Powelliphanta lignaria unicolorata. A Woodformed Land Snail, slightly striped in brown tones. Shell is hollow. Situated in a small rectangular cardboard box with a white label with black printed text that reads "P. lignaria lignaria X P. lignaria unicolor- / Summerlea, Mokihinui R. /ata".
Accession No
A96.845

Powelliphanta lignaria johnstoni. A Woodformed Land Snail, striped in brown tones. Interior has had cotton wool inserted. Situated in a small cardboard box with a white label with black printed text that reads "P. lignaria johnstoni (Powell, 1946) / Charming Creek, Ngakawau". A96.852-856 are also contained in this box.
Accession No
A96.854

Powelliphanta lignaria rotella. A Woodformed Land Snail, striped in brown tones. Interior is hollow. Situated in a small cardboard box with a white label with black printed text that reads "Paryphanta lignaria rotella (Powell, 1938) / In bush between Seddonville and Mokihinui R.". Another piece of paper inside the box has red handwriting that reads "rotella / suddonville". A96.850 is also contained in this box.
Accession No
A96.851

Name/Title
Paryphanta busbyi watti. A Kauri Snail, pale khaki green and tan in colour with a hollow shell. Contained in a small cardboard box with a white label with black printed text that reads "Paryphanta busbyi watti (Powell, 1946) / Top of Unuwhao, Spirits Bay". A96.827 - 831 are also contained in this box. This snail and A96.830 were also contained in a plastic tray with another white label with black printed text, "In scrub, Te Paki trig".
Accession No
A96.831

Name/Title
Powelliphanta annectens. A Oparara Land Snail, striped in brown tones. Interior has had cotton wool inserted, and two parts of the shell have broken away. Situated in a small cardboard box with a white label with black printed text that reads "Paryphanta annectens (Powell, 1936) / Oparara, W. Coast". A96.857 is also contained in this box.
Accession No
A96.858

Name/Title
Paryphanta busbyi busbyi. A Kauri Snail, pale tan and transparent in colour. Contained in a glass tube with a plastic screw top. A white label with black printed text inside the tube reads "P. busbyi busbyi (juv.)/ Mangamuka Bridge" Situated in a small rectangular cardboard box with a white label with black printed text that reads "Paryphanta busbyi busbyi (Gray, 1840) / In roadside watertable, Mangamuka Ra." A96.832 - 838 are also contained in this box.
Accession No
A96.838
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