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The biologies of two species of weta endemic to the Snares Island : Zealandrosandrus subantarcticus Salmon (Orthoptera : Stenopelmatidae) and Insulanoplectron spinosum Richards (Orthoptera : Rhaphidophoridae)
(University of Canterbury. Zoology, 1983)
The life histories, behaviour, diet, habitat, and diurnal activity patterns of two species of Snares Island weta, Zealandrosandrus subantaraticus and Insulanovlectron spinosum, are presented. The males and females of Z. ...
Investigation of Potentially Expansive Soils, 'The Birches' Subdivision, Rangiora, New Zealand
(University of Canterbury, 2001)
'The Birches' is a recently developed subdivision in the township of Rangiora. Early in 1997 a Benkelman Beam test on Lowes Place, one of the two major access roads into 'The Birches', produced deflection results as high ...
Wattle function and territoriality in the South Island saddleback (Philesturnus carunculatus)1
(University of Canterbury. Biological Sciences, 2014)
The South Island saddleback (Philesturnus carunculatus) is an endangered bird endemic to New Zealand. Both males and females possess wattles, which are colourful fleshy structures that hang from the lower beak. Although ...