Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua


For photos of the type specimens Allaorops carinatus Broun and Thotmus halli Broun from the Natural History Museum, London, we thank Chris Lyal and Dirk Ahrens, respectively.  We thank the Department of Conservation TFBIS programme (Project 226) and the Foundation for Research, Science and Technology through the Defining New Zealand’s Land Biota OBI for funding this WWW project. Many thanks also to Marie-Claude Larivière (Landcare Research) for assistance with project planning, project management, and website development, and to Karen Scott (Landcare Research, Lincoln) for her her time and assistance as web-designer. Willy Kuschel and Bob Anderson helped with queries of classification and curation of weevil specimens in the NZAC.  Lastly, we thank Grace Hall and Rosa Henderson for additional help with images and specimens and Rolf Oberprieler and Trevor Crosby for reviewing the webpage.