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Robert Hoare

Senior Researcher – Entomologist
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Australian National
PhD Insect Systematics

BSc (Hons) Biology


Hoare RJB 2012. A new species of Hierodoris Meyrick (Lepidoptera: Oecophoridae) with a telescopic ovipositor, from granite sand plains in Fiordland. New Zealand entomologist 35(1): 51-57.

Richardson SJ, Williams PA, Mason NWH, Buxton RP, Courtney SP, Rance BD, Clarkson BR, Hoare RJB, St. John MG, Wiser SK 2012. Rare species drive local trait diversity in two geographically disjunct examples of a naturally rare alpine ecosystem in New Zealand. Journal of Vegetation Science 23(4): 626-639.

Nieukerken EJv, Berg Cvd, Hoare RJB, den Berg Cv, van Nieukerken EJ, van den Berg C 2011. A new species of the endemic Australian genus Roscidotoga Hoare from rainforests in southern Queensland (Lepidoptera: Nepticulidae). Tijdschrift voor entomologie 154(2): 193-201. CABI:20113392546

Hoare RJB 2011. Lepidoptera of gumland heaths - a threatened and rare ecosystem of nothern New Zealand. New Zealand entomologist 34(1): 67-76.

Hoare RJB 2010. [Abstract] The New Zealand Noctuidae (Lepidoptera) : a beginner's guide. Proceedings: Global entomology in New Zealand : the Entomological Society of New Zealand 59th annual conference, Victoria University of Wellington, 11-14 April, 2010. Pp. 31.

Patrick BH, Hoare RJB, Rhode BE 2010. Taxonomy and conservation of allopatric moth populations: a revisionary study of the Notoreas perornata Walker complex (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Larentiinae), with special reference to southern New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 37(4): 257–283.


  • President of the Auckland Branch of the Entomological Society of New Zealand.
  • Editorial Board, Fauna of New Zealand Series