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Recovery plans for Powelliphanta land snails 2003-2013 by Kath Walker

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Published by Dept. of Conservation in Wellington, N.Z .
Written in English



  • New Zealand.


  • Powelliphanta -- New Zealand.,
  • Rare invertebrates -- New Zealand.,
  • Wildlife conservation -- New Zealand.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Kath Walker.
SeriesThreatened species recovery plan,, 49, Threatened species recovery plan series ;, no. 49.
ContributionsNew Zealand. Dept. of Conservation., New Zealand. Biodiversity Recovery Unit.
LC ClassificationsQL430.5.R48 W25 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination208 p., 64 leaves of plates :
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3725821M
ISBN 100478224184
LC Control Number2003363027

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Title: Recovery plans for Powelliphanta land snails, Author: K. Walker Subject: TSRP49 Created Date: 5/16/ AM. Walker, K.J. Recovery plans for Powelliphanta land snails, Threatened Species Recovery P Department of Conservation, Wellington, 49 (p Stringer, Ian, and others. ‘Biology and conservation of the rare New Zealand land snail Paryphanta busbyi watti (Mollusca, Pulmonata).’ Invertebrate Biology no 3 (): – Walker, Kath. Recovery plans for Powelliphanta land snails, – Threatened species recovery plan Wellington: Department of Conservation, A number of features important for snail habitat were identified using documentation from the Department Of Conservation (DOC) - "Recovery plans for Powelliphanta land snails" Threatened Species Recovery Plan 49 – K. Walker (), and information from the Christchurch based company Sustainability Solutions.

Recovery plans for Powelliphanta land snails – Threatened Species Recovery Plan Threatened Species Recovery Plan Wellington, Department of Conservation. p. Recovery Plans for Powelliphanta Land Snails Threatened Species Recovery Unit Plan Sherley G, Aviss M. Giant Land Snail Recovery Plan Placostylus spp., Paryphanta sp. Department of Conservation Beautiful giants of the forest floor: Powelliphanta landsnails. Walker K. Recovery plans for Powelliphanta land snails Department of Conservation, Wellington. Monitoring and pest control – Department of Conservation. ©. Walker KJ () Recovery plans for Powelliphanta land snails. Threatened Species Recovery Plan Department of Conservation, New Zealand, Wellington Google Scholar. Wardle P () Vegetation of New Zealand. Cambridge Press, Cambridge Google Scholar.

The distribution and the condition of the habitat of each of the land snails in the genus Powelliphanta are presented and the predation on each is reported. Distribution was assessed from field surveys and the literature, habitat from the condition of the vegetation, and predation from collections of empty shells showing diagnostic patterns of damage by rats, pigs, wekas, either kakas or keas. Powelliphanta near the Stockton mine. The Powelliphanta ‘Augustus’ snail (named for its habitat, on Mt Augustus) is only known in a 5-hectare area near the Stockton mine on the South Island’s West Coast. Coal producer Solid Energy plans to strip-mine the area. There was controversy in when the Minister of Conservation gave the company permission to move the entire snail population. Walker KJ () Recovery plans for Powelliphanta land snails () book, Climo ( A recently discovered and threatened large land snail, Powelliphanta augusta n. sp. is described. Zealand‟s Department of Conservation (DOC) under an extensive recovery plan (Walker ). All Powelliphanta are legally protected under schedule seven of the Wildlife Act (Mackenzie ). In Powelliphanta shells were collected from Mt Augustus, on the .