Kōrero: Snails and slugs

Land mollusc families

Land mollusc families

About 80 families of land mollusca (slugs and snails) are known worldwide, but only 11 are native to New Zealand. These families are not common in the northern hemisphere, but probably originated from the Gondwana supercontinent.

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Paddy Ryan, 'Snails and slugs - New Zealand land molluscs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/diagram/12850/land-mollusc-families (accessed 17 May 2022)

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