Zelandiscus worthyi Climo, 1989



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: before 2007



Te Anau, South Island, New Zealand


Biology & Ecology




Holotype:  NMNZ M.079935

Type locality: "Floor deposits, Aurora Cave, Te Anau."



Photographs of the holotype can be seen: http://collections.tepapa.govt.nz/ObjectDetails.aspx?oid=158339&coltype=Molluscs&regno=M.079935



Original scientific description:

Climo, F. M. (1989). The panbiogeography of New Zealand as illuminated by the genus Fectola Iredale, 1915 and subfamily Rotadiscinae Pilsbry, 1927 (Mollusca: Pulmonata: Punctoidea: Charopidae). New Zealand Journal of Zoology 16(4): 587-649.


Other references:

Hitchmough, R.; Bull, L.; Cromarty, P. (compilers). (2007). New Zealand Threat Classification System lists—2005. Department of Conservation, Wellington. 194 pp.


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