Snail, Gillies' Land

Powelliphanta gilliesi montana. A Gillies' Land Snail, browns in colour. Situated in a cardboard box with a white label with black printed text that reads "P.gillies montana (Powell, 1936) / Bock Peak, W. Nelson, 3000ft". A96.905-907 are also contained in this box.
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This subspecies is found at Bock Peak, Wakamarama Range,North West Nelson, 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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