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Ko te Aitanga Pepeke o Aotearoa - New Zealand Land Invertebrates

Ko te Aitanga Pepeke o Aotearoa – New Zealand Land Invertebrates lists over 38,000 names, including synonyms and incorrectly applied names. The database records which of these names are preferred for use at the New Zealand Arthropod Collection and the National Nematode Collection of New Zealand. Current data emphasise groups of insects, mites, other arthropods, and nematodes for which taxonomic expertise is available at or in association with these collections.

The database also captures bibliographic citations associated with the publication of scientific names and vernacular (common) names, along with origin and occurrence information.

The data from Ko te Aitanga Pepeke o Aotearoa – New Zealand Land Invertebrates are made accessible in the Biota of New Zealand portal. This portal combines data from Ko te Aitanga Pepeke o Aotearoa – New Zealand Land Invertebrates Database with data from Ngā Hekaheka o Aotearoa – New Zealand Fungi and Bacteria Database and Ngā Tipu o Aotearoa – New Zealand Plants Database. The data are also made accessible via the New Zealand Organisms Register.

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