Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Zhi-Qiang Zhang

Zhi-Qiang Zhang
Position: Researcher
Team: Systematics
Location: Auckland
Private Bag 92170
Auckland Mail Centre
Auckland 1142
Phone: +64 9 574 4110
Fax: +64 3 321 9998

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Research Interests

Research Interests

Roles

Interests

  • Diversity, systematics and evolution of invertebrates, especially mites (see Acari systematics research at NZAC)
  • Behavioral and population ecology of predator-prey and parasite-host interaction
  • Ecology of invasive species and biocontrol-based pest management 
  • Life history evolution, especially effects of sexual reproduction and diet on life span
  • Biodiversity informatics (see initiative Biotaxa.org)

Recent publications

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Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Cornell
    PhD Entomology
    1993
  • Fudan
    BSc Zoology
    1985

Publications

Publications

  • Li G, Zhang ZQ 2019 The sex- and duration-dependent effects of intermittent fasting on lifespan and reproduction of spider mite Tetranychus urticae. Frontiers in Zoology 201916:10; https://doi.org/10.1186/s12983-019-0310-4 (Journal Article, 2019)
  • Han X, Zhang ZQ 2019 A new genus and three new species of eriophyoid mites from New Zealand Coprosma (Rubiaceae). Zootaxa 4550 (1): 101-114; http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4550.1.4 (Journal Article, 2019)
  • Liu JF, Zhang ZQ, Beggs JR, Zou X 2019. Provisioning predatory mites with entomopathogenic fungi or pollen improves biological control of a greenhouse psyllid pest. Pest Management Science, First published: 07 April 2019 https://doi.org/10.1002/ps.5438 (Journal Article, 2019)
  • Ma M, Fan Q-H, Zhang Z-Q. Morphological ontogeny of Amblydromalus limonicus (Acari: Phytoseiidae). Systematic and Applied Acarology 23(9): 1741-1765; http://doi.org/10.11158/saa.23.9.3 (Journal Article, 2018)
  • Xie LX, Yan Y, Zhang ZQ 2018 Development, survival and reproduction of Stratiolaelaps scimitus (Acari: Laelapidae) on four diets. Systematic and Applied Acarology 23(4): 779-794. http://dx.doi.org/10.11158/saa.23.4.16 (Journal Article, 2018)
  • Wei XY, Zhang ZQ 2018 Responses of Tyrophagus putrescentiae (Acaride) to odour associated with its predator Neoseiulus cucumeris (Phytoseiidae). Systematic and Applied Acarology 23(2): 401-403; https://doi.org/10.11158/saa.23.2.16 (Journal Article, 2018)
  • Zhang ZQ 2018 Systematic & Applied Acarology in 2017: new milestones. Systematic and Applied Acarology 23(1): 196-198 https://doi.org/10.11158/saa.23.1.15 (Journal Article, 2018)
  • Scott A. Thomson , Richard L. Pyle , Shane T. Ahyong, Miguel Alonso-Zarazaga, Joe Ammirati, Juan Francisco Araya, John S. Ascher, Tracy Lynn Audisio, Valter M. Azevedo-Santos, Nicolas Bailly, William J. Baker, Michael Balke, Maxwell V. L. Barclay, Russell L. Barrett, Ricardo C. Benine, James R. M. Bickerstaff, Patrice Bouchard, Roger Bour, Thierry Bourgoin, Christopher B. Boyko, Abraham S. H. Breure, Denis J. Brothers, James W. Byng, David Campbell, Luis M. P. Ceríaco, István Cernák, Pierfilippo Cerretti, Chih-Han Chang, Soowon Cho, Joshua M. Copus, Mark J. Costello, Andras Cseh, Csaba Csuzdi, Alastair Culham, Guillermo D’Elía, Cédric d’Udekem d’Acoz, Mikhail E. Daneliya, René Dekker, Edward C. Dickinson, Timothy A. Dickinson, Peter Paul van Dijk, Klaas-Douwe B. Dijkstra, Bálint Dima, Dmitry A. Dmitriev, Leni Duistermaat, John P. Dumbacher, Wolf L. Eiserhardt, Torbjørn Ekrem, Neal L. Evenhuis, Arnaud Faille, José L. Fernández-Triana, Emile Fiesler, Mark Fishbein, Barry G. Fordham, André V. L. Freitas, Natália R. Friol, Uwe Fritz, Tobias Frøslev, Vicki A. Funk, Stephen D. Gaimari, Guilherme S. T. Garbino, André R. S. Garraffoni, József Geml, Anthony C. Gill, Alan Gray, Felipe G. Grazziotin, Penelope Greenslade, Eliécer E. Gutiérrez, Mark S. Harvey, Cornelis J. Hazevoet, Kai He, Xiaolan He, Stephan Helfer, Kristofer M. Helgen, Anneke H. van Heteren, Francisco Hita Garcia, Norbert Holstein, Margit K. Horváth, Peter H. Hovenkamp, Wei Song Hwang, Jaakko Hyvönen, Melissa B. Islam, John B. Iverson, Michael A. Ivie, Zeehan Jaafar, Morgan D. Jackson, J. Pablo Jayat, Norman F. Johnson, Hinrich Kaiser, Bente B. Klitgård, Dániel G. Knapp, Jun-ichi Kojima, Urmas Kõljalg, Jenő Kontschán, Frank-Thorsten Krell, Irmgard Krisai-Greilhuber, Sven Kullander, Leonardo Latella, John E. Lattke, Valeria Lencioni, Gwilym P. Lewis, Marcos G. Lhano, Nathan K. Lujan, Jolanda A. Luksenburg, Jean Mariaux, Jader Marinho-Filho, Christopher J. Marshall, Jason F. Mate, Molly M. McDonough, Ellinor Michel, Vitor F. O. Miranda, Mircea-Dan Mitroiu, Jesús Molinari, Scott Monks, Abigail J. Moore, Ricardo Moratelli, Dávid Murányi, Takafumi Nakano, Svetlana Nikolaeva, John Noyes, Michael Ohl, Nora H. Oleas, Thomas Orrell, Barna Páll-Gergely, Thomas Pape, Viktor Papp, Lynne R. Parenti, David Patterson, Igor Ya. Pavlinov, Ronald H. Pine, Péter Poczai, Jefferson Prado, Divakaran Prathapan, Richard K. Rabeler, John E. Randall, Frank E. Rheindt, Anders G. J. Rhodin, Sara M. Rodríguez, D. Christopher Rogers, Fabio de O. Roque, Kevin C. Rowe, Luis A. Ruedas, Jorge Salazar-Bravo, Rodrigo B. Salvador, George Sangster, Carlos E. Sarmiento, Dmitry S. Schigel, Stefan Schmidt, Frederick W. Schueler, Hendrik Segers, Neil Snow, Pedro G. B. Souza-Dias, Riaan Stals, Soili Stenroos, R. Douglas Stone, Charles F. Sturm, Pavel Štys, Pablo Teta, Daniel C. Thomas, Robert M. Timm, Brian J. Tindall, Jonathan A. Todd, Dagmar Triebel, Antonio G. Valdecasas, Alfredo Vizzini, Maria S. Vorontsova, Jurriaan M. de Vos, Philipp Wagner, Les Watling, Alan Weakley, Francisco Welter-Schultes, Daniel Whitmore, Nicholas Wilding, Kipling Will, Jason Williams, Karen Wilson, Judith E. Winston, Wolfgang Wüster, Douglas Yanega, David K. Yeates, Hussam Zaher, Guanyang Zhang, Zhi-Qiang Zhang, Hong-Zhang Zhou 2018 Taxonomy based on science is necessary for global conservation. Plos Biology 16(3): e2005075; https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.2005075 (Journal Article, 2018)
  • Liu JF, Zhang ZQ, Beggs, JR. 2018. Tri‐partite complexity: Odour from a psyllid’s ant mutualist increased predation on the psyllid by a predatory mite. Pest Management Science, First published: 23 October 2018; https://doi.org/10.1002/ps.5246 (Journal Article, 2018)
  • Zhang ZQ 2018 Recognizing high impact in acarological research. Systematic and Applied Acaraology 23(7): 1494-1496; http://doi.org/10.11158/saa.23.7.16 (Journal Article, 2018)
  • Li GY, Zhang ZQ 2018 Does size matter? Fecundity and longevity of spider mites (Tetranychus urticae) in relation to mating and food availability. Systematic and Applied Acarology 23(9): 1796-1808; http://dx.doi.org/10.11158/saa.23.9.6 (Journal Article, 2018)
  • Lee MH, Zhang ZQ 2018. Assessing the augmentation of Amblydromalus limonicus with the supplementation of pollen, thread, and substrates to combat greenhouse whitefly populations. Scientific Reports, 8:12189; https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-30018-3 (Journal Article, 2018)
  • Liu J, Beggs J, Zhang ZQ 2018 Population development of the predatory mite Amblydromalus limonicus is modulated by habitat dispersion, diet and density of conspecifics. Experimental and Applied Acarology 76(1): 109-121; https://doi.org/10.1007/s10493-018-0292-5 (Journal Article, 2018)
  • Xu Y, Zhang ZQ 2018. Tenuipalpus (Acari: Trombidiformes: Tetranychoidea: Tenuipalpidae). Fauna of New Zealand 77, Lincoln, N.Z.: Landcare Research, 163pp; https://doi.org/10.7931/J2/FNZ.77; ISBN 978-0-947525-53-8 (print) (Journal Article, 2018)
  • Ma M, Fan QH, Zhang ZQ 2018 Ontogenetic changes in the morphology of Eharius chergui (Acari: Phytoseiidae). Zootaxa 4540: 23-39; http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4540.1.5 (Journal Article, 2018)
  • Zhang ZQ, Seeman O, Fungarwon M, Fan QH (eds) 2018 Ontogeny and morphological diversity in immature mites (Part I). Mangolia Press, Auckland, 224 pp. (Book, 2018)
  • Zhang ZQ 2018 Repositories for mite and tick specimens: acronyms and their nomenclature. Systematic and Applied Acarology, 23(12):2432-2447; https://doi.org/10.11158/saa.23.12.12 (Journal Article, 2018)
  • Prathapan KD, Pethiyagoda R, Bawa KS, Raven PH, Raja PD ...(and 170 not listed)...Zhang ZQ, Zhou HZ 2018. When the cure kills-CBD limits biodiversity research. Science 360: 1045-1046; https//doi.org/10.1126/science.aat9844 (Journal Article, 2018)
  • Liu D, Zhang ZQ 2018. New Zealand Austrophthiracarus (Acari, Oribatida, Steganacaridae): two new species from the North Island. Zootaxa 4500(3): 443-450; http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4500.3.10 (Journal Article, 2018)
  • Zhang Z-Q 2017. Recent trends in four major journals in acarology: size and impact. Systematic & Applied Acarology 22(6): 895-896. https://doi.org/10.11158/saa.22.6.13 (Journal Article, 2017)
  • Liu J-F, Zhang Z-Q 2017. Development, survival and reproduction of a New Zealand strain of Amblydromalus limonicus (Acari: Phytoseiidae) on Typha orientalis pollen, Ephestia kuehniella eggs, and an artificial diet. International Journal of Acarology 43(2): 153-159. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01647954.2016.1273972 (Journal Article, 2017)
  • Patel K, Zhang Z-Q. 2017. Prey preference and reproduction of predatory mites, Amblybromalus limonicus and Neoseiulus cucumeris, on eggs and 1st instar nymphs of the tomato/potato psyllid. International Journal of Acarology. 43(6): 468-474; http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01647954.2017.1349177 (Journal Article, 2017)
  • Xu Y, Huang J, Zhang Z-Q. Two new species of Prolixus (Acari: Trombidiformes: Tenuipalpidae) on Gahnia (Cyperaceae) from New Zealand. Systematic and Applied Acarology 22(10): 1521-1559; http://doi.org/10.11158/saa.22.10.1 (Journal Article, 2017)
  • Zhang Z-Q 2017. Species names based on photographs: debate closed. Zootaxa 4269(4): 451-452. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4269.4.1 (Journal Article, 2017)
  • Zhang ZQ 2017. Eriophyoidea and allies: where do they belong? Systematic and Applied Acarology 22(8): 1091-1095; http://dx.doi.org/10.11158/saa.22.8.1 (Journal Article, 2017)
  • Yi, TC, Zhang ZQ 2017. A new species of Sonotetranychus (Acariformes: Tetranychidae) from China. Systematic and Applied Acarology 22(9): 1378-1384; http://dx.doi.org/10.11158/saa.22.9.5 (Journal Article, 2017)
  • Liu JF, Wei XY, Li GY, Zhang ZQ 2017. Where are primary type specimens of new mite species deposited? Zootaxa 4363(1): 1-54; http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4363.1.1 (Journal Article, 2017)
  • Zhang Z-Q 2016. The rise of Systematic & Applied Acarology during its second decade. Systematic & Applied Acarology 21(1): 146. http://doi.org/10.11158/saa.21.1.10 (Journal Article, 2016)
  • Fan Q-H, Zhang Z-Q, Brown R, France S, Bennett S 2016. New Zealand Pneumolaelaps (Acari: Laelapidae): description of a new species, key to species and notes on biology. Systematic & Applied Acarology 21(1): 119-138. http://doi.org/10.11158/saa.21.1.8 (Journal Article, 2016)
  • Liu D, Zhang Z-Q 2016. Phthiracarus species (Acari: Oribatida: Phthiracaridae) from New Zealand, with description of a new species, redescription of Phthiracarus pellucidus and a key to 19 described species from the Australian Region. Journal of Natural History 50(23-24): 1463-1472. http://doi.org/10.1080/00222933.2016.1145275 (Journal Article, 2016)
  • Liu D, Zhang Z-Q 2016. Review of the genus Austrophthiracarus (Acari, Oribatida, Phthiracaridae) with a description of a new species from Australia, a key to known species of the Australian Region and a world checklist. International Journal of Acarology 42(1): 41-55. http://doi.org/10.1080/01647954.2015.1109709 (Journal Article, 2016)
  • Liu J-F, Zhang Z-Q 2016. Effects of short-term exposure to low temperature on survival, development and reproduction of banana-associated Oulenziella bakeri (Acari: Winterschmidtiidae). Systematic & Applied Acarology 21(8): 1078-1086. http://doi.org/10.11158/saa.21.8.8 (Journal Article, 2016)
  • Han X, Hong X-Y, Zhang Z-Q 2016. Identification of Aceria genistae species complex (Acari: Eriophyidae) from broom, gorse and related plants (Fabaceae: Genisteae) in western US and a new record of Aculops hussongi. Systematic & Applied Acarology 21(11): 1525-1533. http://doi.org/10.11158/saa.21.11.8 (Journal Article, 2016)
  • Li G, Zhang Z-Q 2016. Some factors affecting the development, survival and prey consumption of Neoseiulus cucumeris (Acari: Phytoseiidae) feeding on Tetranychus urticae eggs (Acari: Tetranychidae). Systematic & Applied Acarology 21(5): 555-566. http://doi.org/10.11158/saa.21.5.1 (Journal Article, 2016)
  • Lee MH, Zhang Z-Q 2016. Habitat structure and its influence on populations of Amblydromalus limonicus (Acari: Phytoseiidae). Systematic & Applied Acarology 21(10): 1361-1378. http://doi.org/10.11158/saa.21.10.7 (Journal Article, 2016)
  • Zhang Y-X, Sun L, Lin G-Y, Lin J-Z, Chen X, Ji J, Zhang Z-Q, Saito Y 2015. A novel use of predatory mites for dissemination of fungal pathogen for insect biocontrol: the case of Amblyseius swirskii and Neoseiulus cucumeris (Phytoseiidae) as vectors of Beauveria bassiana against Diaphorina citri. Systematic & Applied Acarology 20(2): 177-187. http://dx.doi.org/10.11158/saa.20.2.4 (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Kar F, Lin S, Zhang Z-Q 2015. Neocypholaelaps novaehollandiae Evans (Acari: Ameroseiidae) rediscovered: experiments on its life history and behaviour. New Zealand Entomologist 38(2): 126-133. http://doi.org/10.1080/00779962.2015.1043043 (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Zhang Z-Q 2015. Defragmentation of journals enhances access and collaboration: commentary on the occasion of Zootaxa 4,000. Zootaxa 4000(5): 596-600. http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4000.5.9 (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Zhang Z-Q 2015. New development and scope for Systematic & Applied Acarology. Systematic & Applied Acarology 20(1): 153-154. http://biotaxa.org/saa/article/view/saa.20.1.14 (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Xue X-F, Han X, Zhang Z-Q 2015. Correct identification and biosecurity decision-making: two species instead of one in Aceria genistae complex (Acari: Eriophyidae) in New Zealand. Systematic & Applied Acarology 20(1): 71-86. http://dx.doi.org/10.11158/saa.20.1.8 (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Liu D, Zhang Z-Q 2015. Three new species of the genus Notophthiracarus (Acari: Oribatida: Phthiracaridae), with an updated key to its known species in New Zealand. International Journal of Acarology 41(3): 232-240. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01647954.2015.1017533 (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Han X, Zhang Z-Q 2015. Disella rebeeveri (Prostigmata: Eriophyidae): new distribution and host records. Systematic & Applied Acarology 20(2): 220. http://dx.doi.org/10.11158/saa.20.2.8 (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Liu D, Zhang Z-Q 2015. New Zealand Austrophthiracarus (Acari: Oribatida: Phthiracaridae): three new species from North Island and offshore islands. Systematic & Applied Acarology 20(3): 263-272. http://doi.org/10.11158/saa.20.3.4 (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Fan Q-H, George S, Li D-M, Zhang Z-Q 2015. Establishment of Oulenziella gen. nov. for Oulenzia bakeri (Hughes, 1962) (Acari: Winterschmidtiidae). Zootaxa 3949(2): 191-202. http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3949.2.2 (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Xu Y, Zhang Z-Q 2015. Amblydromalus limonicus: a “new association” predatory mite against an invasive psyllid (Bactericera cockerelli) in New Zealand. Systematic & Applied Acarology 20(4): 375-382. http://doi.org/10.11158/saa.20.4.3 (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Liu D, Zhang Z-Q 2015. Two new species of the family Phthiracaridae (Acari, Oribatida) from New Zealand, including keys to all species of Plonaphacarus and Arphthicarus of the Australian region. International Journal of Acarology 41(7): 584-589. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01647954.2015.1084045 (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Liu D, Zhang Z-Q 2014. Two new peculiar ptyctimous mites (Acari: Oribatida: Phthiracaridae) from the Australian region, with a key to 54 described species of Notophthiracarus Ramsay in Australia. Austral Entomology 53(2): 159-166. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aen.12066 (Journal Article, 2014)
  • Zhang Z-Q 2014. Sustaining the development of world’s foremost journal in biodiversity discovery and inventory: Zootaxa editors and their contributions. Zootaxa 3753(6): 597-600. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3753.6.6 (Journal Article, 2014)
  • Liu D, Zhang Z-Q 2014. Redescription of Austrotritia lebronneci (Oribotritiidae) and descriptions of two new species of Euphthiracaridae (Acari, Oribatida) from Australian Region. International Journal of Acarology 40(1): 43-51. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01647954.2013.874497 (Journal Article, 2014)
  • Zhang Z-Q 2014. Electronic publication in zoological nomenclature and taxonomy: problems, responses and solutions. Zootaxa 3779(1): 1-2. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3779.1.1 (Journal Article, 2014)

Memberships

Memberships

  • Editorial Board Member, Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica
  • President, Systematic & Applied Acarology Society, London, UK
  • Chief Editor, ZOOTAXA
  • Honorary Professor, Fujian Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Fuzhou, China
  • Editorial Board Member, Experimental & Applied Acarology
  • Editor-in-Chief, Systematic & Applied Acarology
  • Editorial Board Member, Oriental Insects
  • Adjunct Professor, School of Life Sciences, Hebei Normal University, China
  • Guest Professor, Fujian Agricultural and Forestry University, Fuzhou
  • Commissioner, International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature
  • Vice Director, Editorial Committee, Entomotaxonomia
  • Editorial board member, Acarologia
  • Chief Editor, Zoosymposia
  • Member, Top 10 New Species International Committee
  • Chief Editor, Fauna of New Zealand, Fauna of New Zealand
  • Visiting Professor, Guizhou University, Guiyang, China, Guizhou University, Guiyang, China
  • Member, Advisory board, Journal of Insect Science
  • Managing editor, Bionomina
  • Council Member, Society for the Management of Electronic Biodiversity Databases
  • Visiting Professor, Northwest A&F University

Skills

Skills

  • Acarology
  • Arthropod predator-prey relationship
  • Biological control
  • Systematics and biology of mites
  • Scientific editing and publishing
  • Pest Control Ecology
  • Arthropod Collection