Kōrero: Snails and slugs

Large land snail (3 o 3)

Large land snail

Rhytida is a genus of land snail that is widely distributed through New Zealand, and lives mainly on the forest floor. It is one of the larger land snails, with a thin shell reinforced by hard calcareous material. This is Rhytida buddlei, found on the Three Kings Islands.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10047718
Photograph by A. Booth

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Paddy Ryan, 'Snails and slugs - New Zealand land molluscs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/12854/large-land-snail (accessed 13 July 2020)

He kōrero nā Paddy Ryan, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007