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New Zealand biota

New Zealand biota

what do we know after 200 years? : contributions to a symposium organised by the Systematics Association of New Zealand, 25-26 August 1980, at Victoria University, Wellington

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Published by National Museum of New Zealand in [Wellington, N.Z.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Zealand
    • Subjects:
    • Biology -- New Zealand -- Classification -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by P.J. Brownsey and A.N. Baker.
      SeriesMiscellaneous series / National Museum of New Zealand ;, no. 7, Miscellaneous series (National Museum of New Zealand) ;, no. 7.
      ContributionsBrownsey, P. J., Baker, A. N., Systematics Association of New Zealand.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH197.5 .N475 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination91 p. :
      Number of Pages91
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2964409M
      LC Control Number84209387

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The biodiversity of New Zealand, a large island nation located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean, is varied and distinctive accumulated over many millions of years as lineages evolved in the local Zealand's pre-human biodiversity exhibited high levels of species endemism, but has experienced episodes of biological extinction approximately 65 Ma (million years.

Pages in category "Biota of New Zealand" The following 7 pages are in this category, out of 7 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().

Wild New Zealand also offers a view of the country's ancient origins, its cultural heritage, and the conservation efforts that seek to preserve the awesome beauty of this wondrous land.

The book begins with a very good and lengthy introduction on geography, climate, origins of biota, the impact of the Ice Age, vegetation types, fauna, human Cited by: 4. The strange and wonderful Moas once dominated New Zealand from tip to biggest birds in the world by height they were abundant and found from the coastal flats to m up in the Southern Alps.

Moa were the dominant New Zealand land vertebrates, 'exhibiting far greater adaptive radiation than other New Zealand land birds.'. The natural history of New Zealand began when the landmass Zealandia broke away from the supercontinent Gondwana in the Cretaceous period.

Before this time, Zealandia shared its past with Australia and Antarctica. Since this separation, the New Zealand biota and landscape has evolved in near-isolation. The exclusively natural history of the country ended in about AD, when humans. Wild New Zealand Hardcover – January 1, The New Zealand biota book begins with a very good and lengthy introduction on geography, climate, origins of biota, the impact of the Ice Age, vegetation types, fauna, human impact, the history of protected areas, efforts to save native species and ecotourism.

Each region is introduced with some in-depth 5/5(3). This book provides a synthesis of taxonomic and ecological information on New Zealand’s freshwater fish fauna. New Zealand has been isolated in the southwestern Pacific Ocean since it separated from Gondwana during the Cretaceous period, some 80 million years : Hardcover.

Ever since the first western scientists visited Aotearoa New Zealand, biologists have been fascinated by the relationships of New Zealand’s biota to that of the rest of the world. (Aotearoa is the usual Māori name for New Zealand; increasingly, the combination Aotearoa New.

Get this from a library. The New Zealand biota: what do we know after years?: contributions to a symposium organised by the Systematics Association of New Zealand, August, New Zealand biota book Victoria University, Wellington.

[P J Brownsey; A N Baker; National Museum of New Zealand.; Systematics Association of New Zealand.;]. 1. Introduction. The biology of New Zealand is, unlike that of most Pacific islands, viewed as continental in nature (Cowie & Holland ).This is justified geologically because New Zealand is formed from continental rather than oceanic crust (Neall & Trewick ).Consequently, the biota of New Zealand is considered to be predominantly ‘Gondwanan’, having its principal affinities in Cited by: The natural history of New Zealand began when the landmass Zealandia broke away from the supercontinent Gondwana in the Cretaceous period, around million years ago.

The break-up of Gondwana left the resulting continents with a shared ecology. Since this separation, the New Zealand biota and landscape has evolved in near-isolation, moving northwards and changing both in relief and.

Get this from a library. Assessing the risk to indigenous New Zealand biota from new exotic plant taxa and genetic material. [P A Williams; E R Nicol; Melanie Newfield; New Zealand.

Department of. of one's biogeographic paradigm, the New Zealand biota is a privotal test of it. Hence, description of the New Zealand biota is the first vital step to solving many essential questions. For example, if one adheres to in a dis-persal paradigm, then the flower flies native to.

\/ J.A. Duckworth [and others] -- Updated perspective on biological invasions in New Zealand \/ R.B. Allen, R.P. Duncan, W.G. Lee.\/span>\"@ en\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema:description\/a> \" Colonization of New Zealand altered the resident biota and resulted in the introduction of alien organisms.

This volume presents a review of the. : Biogeography and Evolution in New Zealand (CRC Biogeography Series) (): Michael Heads: Books. 'Ecological imperialism: The biological expansion of Europe, ', by A. Crosby, is a cogently argued and well written book. The main thesis of the book is that the expansion by Europeans to the Americas, Australia, New Zealand, and a few other enclaves (what Crosby calls the Neo-Europes) wouldn't have succeded if the biota the Europeans brought with them had not suceeded.5/5(4).

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The author has made a significant contribution by drawing together information on the New Zealand biota and its relationships from around primary sources. As a compendium, it has no equal. Although its theoretical content will be challenged, Heads has provided an accessible entrée to the diversity of the New Zealand biota.

In Ecological Imperialism: The Biological Expansion of Europe,Alfred W. Crosby attempts to explain why Europeans “triumphed” in Australia, New Zealand, North America, and South America (regions he calls “Neo-Europes) (7).The period Crosby studies is one thousand years long, and the region encompasses nearly the whole globe.

Crosby bravely studies a vast subject in terms of. The information is fascinating, and looks at New Zealand's history from different viewpoints and angles, offering the different theories of how New Zealand came to have such a strange and diverse biota/5.

New Zealand Journal of Geology & Geophysics Bellamy D, Springett B, Hayden P Moa’s ark: the voyage of New Zealand. Auckland, Viking. Buckeridge JS, Lee DE, Robinson JH A diverse shallow-water barnacle assemblage (Cirripedia: Sessilia) from the Oligocene of Southland, New Zealand.

New Zealand Journal of Geology &Cited by:   James Russell ([email protected]) is a senior lecturer in conservation biology at the University of Auckland, in Auckland, New Zealand, whose research focuses on island conservation and rat Innes is a wildlife ecologist at Landcare Research, in Hamilton, New Zealand, studying pest control in urban and mainland environments, and the development of by: Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, Vol over a period of only 30 years.

Of the several possible management techniques, Wardle favours selecting groups of trees or patches of forest for milling, for a range of scientific and aesthetic. New Zealand (, Māori: Aotearoa) is an island country in the southwestern Pacific country geographically comprises two main landmasses – that of the North Island, or Te Ika-a-Māui, and the South Island, or Te Waipounamu – and numerous smaller Zealand is situated some 1, kilometres ( mi) east of Australia across the Tasman Sea and roughly 1, kilometres ( This book brings together an overview of the recent geological history, active earth and biological processes and human settlement of New Zealand.

Topics covered include the very active neotectonic and volcanic setting. Mountain geomorphic processes are examined and new ideas about landsliding are. Man’s recent colonization of New Zealand has dramatically altered the resident biota and resulted in the introduction of numerous alien organisms to these once remote islands.

In reverse, there is increasing evidence of a lesser known export of species to other regions of the world. This volume presents an in-depth review of the level and rate of such invasions, and investigates what. Abstract. The narrow-gutted but lofty archipelago of New Zealand, consisting of two large and many smaller islands, rises from a system of relatively shallow submarine rises and plateaux between the South West Pacific Ocean and the Tasman by: The Fauna of New Zealand / Ko te Aitanga Pepeke o Aotearoa series has been widely acclaimed for its role in presenting New Zealand's unique terrestrial invertebrate fauna to the world since The Fauna of New Zealand is a monograph series with approximately two new issues a year.

79 issues have been published to date. Each number contains a checklist of the taxa, an introduction to the. Australia and New Zealand are home to a remarkable and unique assemblage of flora and fauna.

Sadly though, by virtue of their long isolation, and a na&#;ve and vulnerable biota, both countries have suffered substantial losses to biodiversity since European contact. Bringing together the Author: Adam Stow.

Biogeography and Evolution in New Zealand provides the first in-depth treatment of the biogeography of New Zealand, a region that has been a place of long-enduring interest to ecologists, evolutionary scientists, geographers, geologists, and scientists in related disciplines.

It serves as a key addi. Cooper A, Cooper RA () The Oligocene bottleneck and the New Zealand biota: genetic record of a past environmental crisis.

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Wolbachia has yet to be formally identified in the fauna of New Zealand which has high levels of endemic biodiversity and this represents a gap in our understanding of the global biology of Wolbachia.

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on the biota ofNew Zealand, with emphasis on its ecology and biogeography. Itismore orlesscomA plementary to the volume edited by Dr G. R Williams (The Natural History of New Zealand--An Ecological Survey, Reed, Wellington ) and isan important addition toNew Zealand biological literature, successfully conveying an overall picture.

Biogeography and Ecology in New Zealand. Editors: Kuschel, G. (Ed.) Free Preview. Buy this book eB59 The Geological History of New Zealand and its Biota.

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Man’s recent colonization of New Zealand has dramatically altered the resident biota and resulted in the introduction of numerous alien organisms to these once remote islands. In reverse, there is increasing evidence of a lesser known export of species to other regions of the world. As contributions to this book indicate, successful control of alien invasive species in New Zealand will continue to depend on the development of robust ecological theory, improved understanding.However, the recent New Zealand Geology and Genes conference in July clearly demonstrated that consensus on the origin of the New Zealand biota is yet to be achieved.

Reconciling the origins of the land of New Zealand with the biology and taxonomic distinctiveness of the biota might result in a very different interpretation of the history Cited by:   Negative plant–soil biota feedbacks are driven by soil fungal pathogens (Mills & Bever, ), mycorrhizas (Bever, ), and bacteria (Westover & Bever, ).

Unlike the negative feedbacks generally described for native plants, invasives often demonstrate positive feedbacks with soil biota in their new by: