Snail Egg, Gillies' Land

Powelliphanta gilliesi subfusca. A Gillies' Land Snail Egg, white in colour. Situated in a plastic container lined with foam and a white label with black printed text that reads "Egg of P.g subfusca / Form B. / White Pine Creek / 21.11.46 E.T.B.W.".
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This subspecies is found at White Pine creek, South Island. It is one of the large land carnivorous snails that eats earthworms. They are endemic to New Zealand. Little is known about the species and their population status but they are susceptible to habitat loss and predation.
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