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".
The Kauri snail is an endangered land snail. This species was restricted to three locations on the Aupouri peninsula and is the rarest of the two subspecies. They are carnivorous snails eating earthworms, insects and other snail species.They are highly dependent on humidity and plant material
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