Paryphanta spp.; 1040

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Te Awamutu Museum

Name/Title

Paryphanta spp.

About this object

Kauri snail.

Measurements

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.

Object Type

Invertebrate specimen

Object number

1040

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