ABOUT THIS SITE

Funding

"NZ Slaters: A Guide and Identification Key to New Zealand Terrestrial Isopoda" was supported by the Terrestrial and Freshwater Biodiversity Information System (TFBIS) Programme. The TFBIS Programme is funded by the New Zealand Government to help achieve the goals of the New Zealand Biodiversity Strategy, and is administrated by the New Zealand Department of Conservation. The site is hosted by Massey University, New Zealand.

Acknowledgements

The assistance and contribution by: Richard Webber (Curator of Crustacea, The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, New Zealand), John Early (Curator of Entomology, Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, Auckland, NZ), Mike Lusk (Havelock North, NZ), Tracy Harris (Massey University, Palmerston North, NZ), Ferran Turmo Gort (XTEC, Catalonia), Ken Walker (Museum Victoria, Australia) are gratefully acknowledged.

Lucid3 Builder v3.3 (The University of Queensland) was used in preparation of the Lucid key. Web design by www.tallpoppieswebdesign.com.

How to cite this site

For the entire site:

Minor, M., Meyer, V., Robertson, A., Taiti, S. (2016). NZ Slaters: A Guide and Identification Key to New Zealand Terrestrial Isopoda (updated 31-Jan-2017), http://nzslaters.massey.ac.nz (accessed 19-Jan-2017) - substitute your own date of access.

For individual pages (for example, Scyphax ornatus page):

Minor, M., Meyer V., Robertson A., Taiti, S. (2016). Scyphax ornatus Dana 1853 factsheet. In: NZ Slaters: A Guide and Identification Key to New Zealand Terrestrial Isopoda (updated 31-Jan-2017), http://nzslaters.massey.ac.nz (accessed 01-Feb-2017) - substitute your own date of access.

Contact us

The site is maintained by Dr. Maria Minor (Massey University, Palmerston North, NZ). With any queries, concerns, or if you find any information on this website that you believe may be inaccurate, please send us an e-mail at: soilbugs@massey.ac.nz.