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Distribution and abundance of the Chatham Island Oystercatcher (Haematopus chathamensis)
(Ornithological Society of New Zealand, 1999-03)
From 13 to 18 December 1998, we counted Chatham Island Oystercatchers (Haematopus chathamensis) on approximately 310 km (96 - 97%) of the coastlines of Chatham, Pitt, Rangatira, and Mangere Islands, and 100 km (100%) of ...
Herbivore damage and leaf loss in the New Zealand pepper tree ('Kawakawa'; Macropiper excelsum; Piperaceae)
(New Zealand Ecological Society., 1998)
The pattern of herbivore damage on the New Zealand pepper tree (kawakawa; Macropiper excelsum) caused by its main insect herbivore (Cleora scriptaria) was investigated in the field and laboratory. In the field, only a small ...
A study of the ecology and potential of two species of New Zealand hover fly (Diptera: Syrphidae) to biologically control pests in arable crops
(Lincoln University, 1996)
Two of the species of hover fly native to New Zealand, Melangyna novaezelandiae (Maquart) and Melanostoma fasciatum (Maquart) produce larvae which are aphidophagous and are potentially important in arable crops as bio-control ...