Archives For Powelliphanta

Science Advisor Kath Walker has been studying Powelliphanta snails for nearly four decades and has recently submitted her PhD on this ancient lineage of snail –¬†an awesome achievement to someone so dedicated to these quirky creatures, which are special to some of our most rugged and wild landscapes.

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Anthony Behrens shares his experience hunting down and photographing Powelliphanta marchanti snails in the Northern Ruahines.

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To get people talking about unique native species, we took a camera out around Wellington and asked people to say a few twisty names for us.

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