Land snail

Description
Terrestrial snail shell from the collection of Miss JE Linter. She bequeathed her collection containing over 15,000 shells to RAMM in 1909. She wrote ‘For many years I have been collecting exotic land shells, in fact, my collection is about as complete as it can well be, and I have spared no expense or labour in making it and keeping it up to date, by securing representatives in the finest condition of all new species found and described.’
Accession Loan No.
1720/1909/D16/50/2
Collection Class
Molluscs
Common Name
land snail
Simple Name
mollusc: shell
Full Name
Cavellia anguicula (Reeve): CHAROPIDAE
Dimensions
shell H mm; shell width mm
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901); Edwardian (1901-1914)
Family Group

Collector / Excavator
Linter, Miss Juliana Emma (from the collection of)
Collection Town
Waiuku
Collection County
North Island: Auckland
Collection Country
New Zealand
Collection Area Region
Australia and New Zealand
Collection Continent
Oceania
Phylum
MOLLUSCA
Family
CHAROPIDAE
Genus
Cavellia
Species
anguicula

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