FNZ 40 - Cixiidae (Insecta: Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha) - Contributor notes
Larivière, M-C 1999. Cixiidae (Insecta: Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha). Fauna of New Zealand 40, 93 pages.
( ISSN 0111-5383 (print), ; no. 40. ISBN 0-478-09334-9 (print), ). Published 12 Nov 1999
Contributor Marie-Claude Larivière was born and educated in Québec, graduating with a Ph.D. in systematic entomology from McGill University in 1990. For the following two years she did postdoctoral research at Agriculture Canada, Ottawa.
In 1992, Marie-Claude moved to New Zealand to work as a research scientist for Landcare Research. She then became Research Leader of the Biosystematics of New Zealand Land Invertebrates programme which she led from 1994 to 1997. Marie-Claude currently enjoys a full-time research position as a biosystematist with Landcare Research, which also includes curatorial reponsibilities for Coleorrhyncha, Auchenorrhyncha, and Heteroptera at the New Zealand Arthropod Collection. Marie-Claude has authored over 60 papers on the biosystematics of various families of bugs, including faunal and ecological aspects. She has also published papers on Orthoptera and contributed to publications on Carabidae (Coleoptera). Marie-Claude has a keen interest in bioinformatics, especially digital taxonomy, computer-imaging, and web-publishing.