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Resolving an 87-year-old taxonomical curiosity with the description of Psylla frodobagginsi sp. nov. (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha: Psyllidae), a second distinct Psylla species on the New Zealand endemic plant kōwhai
(Public Library of Science, 2019-09-18)
A recent DNA-based assessment of the psyllid fauna of New Zealand recorded high genetic variation between populations that were expected to belong to the same psyllid species. Among these, a number of populations of the ...
Acizzia errabunda sp. nov. and Ctenarytaina insularis sp. nov.: Descriptions of two new species of psyllids (Hemiptera: Psylloidea) discovered on exotic host plants in New Zealand
(Public Library of Science, 2019-04-10)
A recent molecular-based assessment of the psyllid fauna of New Zealand reported two genetically distinct, undescribed psyllid taxa on host plants not native to that country. Here, a morphological examination confirmed ...
An annotated checklist of the psyllids of New Zealand (Hemiptera: Psylloidea)
(Magnolia Press, 2016)
A checklist of extant species of Psylloidea in New Zealand is presented. The list is structured according to the latest taxonomic classification of families, subfamilies and genera. It includes 99 species, 71 of which are ...
Noninvasive molecular methods to identify live scarab larvae: An example of sympatric pest and nonpest species in New Zealand
(Blackwell Publishing, 2012-05)
Despite the negative impact that many scarab larvae have on agro-ecosystems, very little attention has been paid to their taxonomy. Their often extremely similar morphological characteristics have probably contributed to ...