Powelliphanta sp. A snail shell of a large carnivorous land snail.It is a medium to dark brown in colour. It has an old accession number on top A83.297.
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They eat earthworms which they slurp up like spaghetti. They also eat slugs and some insects. They are endangered species endemic to New Zealand. Habitat loss and predation hugely affect the populations. Little known about the lives of these snails.
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