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Fauna of New Zealand 9 : Protura

ISBN: 9780477067652

Author: S Tuxen    Publisher: Manaaki Whenua Press

The Fauna of New Zealand series has been widely acclaimed for its role in presenting New Zealand's unique invertebrate fauna to the world.

Fauna of New Zealand 65 : Izatha

ISBN: 9780478347241

Author: Robert Hoare    Publisher: Manaaki Whenua Press

Lichen Tuft Moths



The genus Izatha only occurs in New Zealand. It is one of our special and diverse groups of endemic moths, with 40 species now recognized. Most of them are beautifully camouflaged when resting on the trunks of our forest trees so that they resemble bark or lichen, and they have been pop...

Fauna of New Zealand 40 : Cixiidae

ISBN: 9780478093346

Author: M-C Larivière    Publisher: Manaaki Whenua Press

The Fauna of New Zealand series has been widely acclaimed for its role in presenting New Zealand's unique invertebrate fauna to the world.

Fauna of New Zealand 41 : Coccidae

ISBN: 9780478093353

Author: C J Hodgson    Publisher: Manaaki Whenua Press

The Fauna of New Zealand series has been widely acclaimed for its role in presenting New Zealand's unique invertebrate fauna to the world.

Fauna of New Zealand 62 : Trechini

ISBN: 9780478347159

Author: J Ian Townsend    Publisher: Manaaki Whenua Press

Trechini beetles



Trechini are small- to medium-sized ground beetles that require high humidity. Almost half the known New Zealand trechine species are found in caves, which provide an environment close to 100% humidity, and these are highly modified for an underground life. Insects that are restricted to...

Fauna of New Zealand 19 : Mantodea

ISBN: 9780477025812

Author: G Ramsay    Publisher: Manaaki Whenua Press

The Fauna of New Zealand series has been widely acclaimed for its role in presenting New Zealand's unique invertebrate fauna to the world

Fauna of New Zealand 71 : Fanniidae

ISBN: 9780478347456

Author: M Cecilia Dominguez    Publisher: Manaaki Whenua Press

Fanniids are a small family of flies that are known mainly because many of the species are associated with humans and are of medical and forensic importance. Most of the species of Fanniidae have been described from the Holarctic region, but recently many new species have been described from the Neotropical region. The Fanniidae...

Fauna of New Zealand 32 : Sphecidae

ISBN: 9780478045345

Author: A Harris    Publisher: Manaaki Whenua Press

The Fauna of New Zealand series has been widely acclaimed for its role in presenting New Zealand's unique invertebrate fauna to the world

Fauna of New Zealand 44 : Lycosidae

ISBN: 9780478093476

Author: C Vink    Publisher: Manaaki Whenua Press

The family Lycosidae (wolf spiders) has more than 2200 known species that are found worldwide, especially in open habitats. Twenty-seven species are found in New Zealand, two of which are introduced, while the remaining twenty-five species are endemic to New Zealand. In this significant new work, the twenty-seven species are rev...

Fauna of New Zealand 49 : Lithinini

ISBN: 9780478093575

Author: Jason Weintraub    Publisher: Manaaki Whenua Press

Lithinini are one of the most widespread tribes of ennomine looper moths, being represented on every continent except Antarctica. These small, narrow-bodied moths are one of the few groups of herbivorous insects for whom ferns are a primary food source. New Zealand’s lithinine moth fauna is wholly endemic and for a relatively ...

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