Kauri snail

Description
Terrestrial carnivorous snail from the collection of Miss JE Linter. 1 of 2 specimens in glass-topped box, 4” X 4”, printed and handwritten ink data label loose in mouth, formerly set in card tray with typed display label: ‘Paryphanta Busbyi Gray New Zealand‘ ‘Exchange from C. E. BEDDOME’S Collection, HOBART, TASMANIA‘ ‘PARYPHANTA BUSBYI, Gray. New Zealand. Linter Collection’.
Accession Loan No.
1720/1909/D15/73/1
Collection Class
Molluscs
Common Name
kauri snail
Simple Name
mollusc: shell
Full Name
rhytididae: Paryphanta busbyi (Gray)
Dimensions
shell height mm; shell W mm
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901); Edwardian (1901-1914)
Family Group

Collector / Excavator
Linter, Miss Juliana Emma (from the collection of): Beddome, Colonel Charles Edward (from the collection of)
Collection Country
New Zealand
Collection Area Region
Australia and New Zealand
Collection Continent
Oceania
Phylum
MOLLUSCA
Family
rhytididae
Genus
Paryphanta
Species
busbyi

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