Paryphanta spp.; 1040


Te Awamutu Museum


Paryphanta spp.

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Kauri snail.


65 x 25 x 48mm (LWH)

Subject and Association Description

Kauri snails or Pupurangi are one of New Zealand's giant land snails found throughout Northland and nearby offshore islands. They are carnivorous and cannibalistic, and can live for around 20 years.

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Invertebrate specimen

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