T.E.R:R.A.I.N - Taranaki Educational Resource: Research, Analysis and Information Network


Insects, Ants, Beetles, Bugs, Cockroaches, Cicadas, Centipedes, Grasshoppers,Lacewings, Millipedes, Shield bugs



Ants


Ant (Argentine ant) Linepithema humile


Ant (Black native) Amblyopone spp 


Ant (Nylanderia spp) 


Ant (Southern ant) Monomorium antarcticum


Ant (White footed) Technomyrmex jocosus 
     



Aphids




Aphids (Family: Aphididae)    


Aphid (Giant willow aphid) Tuberolachnus salignus





Bark lice (Psocids)




Beetles



Beetle Information


Beetle (Alexander beetle) Megadromus antarcticus


Beetle (Artystona spp) 


Beetle (Bamboo longhorn beetle) Chlorophorus annularis



Beetle (Bubbled Ground beetle) Megadromus bullatus


Beetle (Black lawn beetle) Heteronychus arator 


Beetle (Bronze) Eucolaspis brunnea


Beetle (Carpet beetle) Anthrenocerus australis


Beetle (Carpet beetle} Anthrenus verbasci


Beetle (Click beetle) Family: Elateridae


Beetle (Click beetle) Conoderus exsul 


Beetle (Click beetle) Metablax acutipennis


Beetle (Chafer beetle) Odontria sp


Beetle (Chafer (Grass Grub beetle)) Costelytra zealandica 


Beetle (Chafer (Manuka beetle)) Pyronota festiva


Beetle (Chafer (Tanguru beetle)) Stethaspis suturalis 


Beetle (Cosmopolitian beetle) Laemostenus complanatus) 


Beetle (Devil's coachhorse beetle) Creophilus oculatus


Beetle (Darkling beetle) Amarygmus spp


Beetle (Darkling beetle) Mimopeus species 


Beetle (Darkling beetle larva) Mimopeus sp. probably M. opaculus


Beetle (Dented beetle) Uloma tenebrionoides


Beetle (Desjardin beetle) Cryptamorpha desjardinsi 


Beetle (Dried fruit beetle) Carpophilus hemipterus  


Beetle (Humpbacked dung beetle) Onthophagus binodis



Beetle (Mexican dung beetle) Copris incertus



Beetle (Earl's Stag Beetle) Dendroblax earlii


Beetle (Eucalyptus tortoise beetle) Paropsis charybdis


Beetle (Flat Bark Beetle) Brontopriscus pleuralis


Beetle (Fungi beetle)  Zearagytodes maculifer


Beetle (Giraffe beetle) Lasiorhynchus barbicornis


Beetle (Ground beetle) Holcaspis oedicnema


Beetle (Ground beetle) Holcaspis spp)


Beetle (Ground beetle) Mecodema crenicolle


Beetle (Ground beetle) Mecodema ducale


Beetle (Ground beetle) Megadromus capito


Beetle (Ground) Stinking ground beetle) Plocamostethus planiusculus


Beetle (Heteronychus) unidentified


Beetle (Huhu beetle) Prionoplus reticularis  


Beetle (Jewel beetle) Genus: Pyronota


Beetle (Leaf beetles) Family: Chrysomelidae


Beetle (Lemon tree borer) Oemona hirta


Beetle (Lesser mealworm beetle) Alphitobius diaperinus


Beetle (Longhorn beetle) Unknown


Beetle (Longhorn beetle) Genus: Xylotoles 


Beetle (Longhorn beetle) Calliprason pallidus


Beetle (Longhorn Asian) Anoplophora glabripennis


Beetle (Longhorn Bamboo beetle) Chlorophorus annularis


Beetle (Longhorn, Burnt Pine beetle) Arhopalus ferus 


Beetle (Longhorned Citrus) Anoplophora chinensis


Beetle (Longhorn, Kanuka beetle) Ochrocydus huttoni


Beetle (Longhorn beetle) Polyacanthia flavipes 


Beetle (Longhorn flower beetle) Zorion guttigerum


Beetle ( Longhorn Speckled beetle) Xuthodes punctipennis  


Beetle (Longhorn Spiny beetle) Blosyropus spinosus    


Beetle (Longhorn Variegated beetle) Coptomma variegatum  


Beetle (Longhorn beetle) Genus: Xylotoles 



Beetle (Longhorn beetle) Xylotoles griseus

Beetle (New Zealand giraffe beetle) Lasiorhynchus barbicornis


Beetle (Pintail beetle) Hoshihananomia antarctica


Beetle (Pilipalpinae subfamily)


Beetle (Platynus macropterus)  


Beetle (Puffball beetle) Genus: Caenocara


Beetle (Red Flour beetle) Tribolium castaneum


Beetle (Red-legged ham beetle) Necrobia rufipes


Beetle (Red winged Lycid Beetle) Porrostoma rufipenne


Beetle (Rove beetle) Genus: Anotylus


Beetle (Rove beetle) Subfamily:  Omaliinae 


Beetle (Sap beetle) Carpophilus spp


Beetle (Sap feeding beetle) Genus: Carpophilus 


Beetle (Sand scarab beetle) Pericoptus truncates


Beetle (Sandy beach beetle) Actizeta albata



Beetle (Striped lax Beetle) Thelyphassa lineata


Beetle (Thistle tortoise beetle) Cassida rubiginosa 


Beetle (Tiger beetle) Genus: Neocicindela 


Beetle (Tiger beetle) Neocicindela garnerae  


Beetle (Tiger beetle) Neocicindela tuberculata      


Beetle (Tiger longicorn beetle) Aridaeus thoracicus 


Beetle (Two-tone Nectar Scarab beetle) Phyllotocus macleayi


Beetle (Tradescantia beetles) Genus: Neolema


Beetle (Tradescantia leaf beetle) Neolema ogloblini 



Beetle (Water scavenger beetle) Dactylosternum,abdominale




Bristletails (Order: Archaeognatha)




Bug (Superfamily: Psylloidea)


Bug (Assassin Thread legged) Sub family: Emesinae


Bug.(Assassin) Stenolemus fraterculus  


Bug (Australian crop mirid) Sidnia kinbergi  


Bug (Bed bug) Cimex lectularius


Bug (Plant bug) Family: Miridae 


Bug (Plant bug) Wekamiris auropilosus


Bug (Meadow Spittlebug) Philaenus species


Bug (Stink bug) Family: Pentatomidae   


Bug (Swan plant) Arocatus rusticus)


Bug (Seed) Nysius species 


Bug (Seed bug) Rhyparochromus notatus


                  Male                                                     Female
Bug (Two-spotted Grass Bug)  Stenotus binotatus


Bug (Wheat) Nysius huttoni


Centipedes


Centipede (Giant) Cormocephalus rubriceps


Centipede (Genus: Cryptops)


Centipede (House) Genus: Scutigera


Centipede (Soil) Geophilus spp


Centipede (Stone) Lithobius peregrinus


Centipedes (Stone 1) Lithobius spp


Centipedes (Stone 2)  Lithobius spp


Centipede (Stone 3) Lithobius spp


Centipedes (Stone 4) Lithobius spp  


Centipede (Stone 5) Lithobius spp.




Cicada (Alpine cicada) Genus:Maoricicada


Cicada (Blood Redtail Cicada) Rhodopsalta cruentata


Cicada (Chirping cicada) Amphipsalta strepitans


Cicada (Chorus cicada) Amphipsalta zealandica


Cicada (Clay bank cicada) Notopsalta sericea


Cicada (Clapping cicada) Amphipsalta cingulata  


Cicada (Kikihia balena)


Cicada (Kikihia scutellaris)



Cicada (Sand Dune Redtail Cicada) Rhodopsalta leptomera



Cicada (Unidentified 1)


Cicada (Unidentified 2)


Cicada (Unidenified 3)


Cicada (Unidentified 4)



Cicada nymph shedding its skin




Cockroach (Large black kekerengu) Maoriblatta novaeseelandiae


Cockroach (Gisborne) Drymaplaneta semivitta 


Cockroach (Golden) Drymaplaneta heydeniana


Cochroach (Native Bush} Celatoblatta spp  


Cockroach (NZ Native) Parellipsidion conjunctum


Cockroach (Native Winged) Parellipsidion latipenne




Crickets


Cricket (Black Field) Tetogryllus commodus 


Cricket (Grillos de los árboles) Subfamily: Trigonidiinae


Cricket (Small Field)  Bobilla species




Earwig (Seashore) Anisolabis littorea


Earwig (Native) Nesogaster halli


Earwig (European) Forficula auricularia 




Galls (Cecidia) 





Grasshopper (Unkown Katydid)



Grasshoppers (Conehead katydids) Genus: Conocephalus 


Grasshopper (Small Meadow Katydid) Conocephalus bilineatus


Grasshopper (Long horned) Conocephalus upoluensis


Grasshopper (Field,(long antennae) Conocephalus spp.


Grasshopper (New Zealand) Phaulacridium marginale 


Grasshopper (Green Katydid) Caedicia simplex
 


Grasshopper (Pink Katydid) Caedicia simplex




Hoppers (Blue Planthopper) Siphanta acuta


Hoppers (Green Planthopper) Siphanta acuta


Hoppers (Land) Terrestrial amphipods


Hoppers (Longheaded Bracken Hopper) Thanatodictya tillyardi 


Hopper (Passionvine) Scolypopa australis
  


Hopper (Sage hopper) Eupteryx melissae


Hopper (Tri-horned treehopper) Acanthuchus trispinifer

    


Lacewing (Brown) Genus: Micromus.


Lacewings larvae (Brown) Family: Hemerobiidae


Lacewing (Brown) Wesmaelius subnebulosus


Lacewings (Order: Neuroptera)    


Lacewing (Green lavewing) Chrysoperla carnea


Lacewing (Dustywings) Cryptoscenea australiensis


Lacewing (Tasmanian lacewing) Micromus tasmania




Ladybird (Black with two spots) Serangium maculigerum


Ladybird (Fungus Eating) Illeis galbula


Ladybird (Elevenspotted) Coccinella undecimpunctata  


Ladybird (Hadda Beetle, 28 spots) Henosepilachna vigintioctopunctata


Ladybird (Harlequin ) Harmonia axyridis


Labybird (Large spotted) Harmonia conformis 


Ladybird (Steelblue) Halmus chalybeus 


Ladybird (Two spotted) Adalia bipunctata (two forms)


Ladybird (Variable) Coelophora inaequalis  


Ladybird (Yellow-shouldered) Apolinus lividigaster


Leaf miners 




Lice (Head) Pediculus humanus capitis




Millipede Information


Millipedes (Family: Blaniulidae)


Millepedes (Genus: Eumastigonus)


Millipede (Genus: Procyliosoma) Pill millipede


Millipede (Genus: Schedotrigona)


Millipede (Genus: Siphonophora)





Praying Mantis (African) Miomantis caffra


Praying mantis (New Zealand) Orthodera novaezealandiae



Psyllids (Jumping Plant Lice)


Psyllids (Tomato/Potato psyllid) Bactericera cockerelli  


Psyllid (Pittosporum) Trioza vitreoradiata 


Psyllid (Pseudopanax) Trioza panacis 




Scale (Cottony cushion scale) Icerya purchasi


Scale (Chinese wax) Ceroplastes sinensis


Scale (Hemispherical scale) Saissetia coffeae



Scale (Peppercorn) Epelidochiton piperis





Shield bug (Brown shield bug) Dictyotus caenosus 


Shield bug (Forest shield bug) Oncacontias vittatus    


Shield bug (Green Potato Bug) Cuspicona simplex


Shield bug (New Zealand Vegetable Bug) Glaucias amyoti 


Sheild bug (Green Vegetable bug) Nezara viridula


Shield bug (Brown marmorated stink bug) Halyomorpha halys


Sheild bug (Brown Soldier bug) Cermatulus nasalis


Shield bug (Pittosporum shield bug) Monteithiella humeralis


Shield bug (Yellow Spotted Stink Bug) Erthesina fullo


Shield bug 5th instar (Brown shield bug) Dictyotus caenosus 




Springtail (Giant) Holacanthella paucispinosa)


Springtail (Globular springtail) Order Symphypleona


Springtail (Order Poduromorpha)



Stick Insects (Phasmid species)


Stick Insect (Brown form) Clitarchus hookeri)

Stick Insect (Green form) Clitarchus hookeri




Termites (Epifamily Termitoidae)




Tick (Cattle) Haemaphysalis longicornis




Weevil (Black spined) Scolopterus penicillatus    


Weevil (Broad-nosed) Entiminae sub family  


Weevil (Buddleja) Cleopus japonicus


Weevil (Catoptes binodis)


Weevil (Clover Root Weevil ) Sitona lepidus


Weevil (Elephant) Rhynchodes ursus    


Weevil (Fuller's rose weevil) Naupactus godmanni


Weevil (Fungus) Family:Anthribidae


Weevil (Fungus)  Sharpius brouni


Weevil (Horsetail weevilGrypus equiseti


Weevil (Garden) Phlyctinus_callosus


Weevil (Longnosed kauri weevil) Mitrastethus baridioides


Weevil (Pea weevil) Bruchus pisorum




Weta (Auckland Cave) Gymnoplectron acanthocera 


Weta (Auckland tree weta) Hemideina thoracica 


Weta (Cave) Genus: Macropathini species 1


Weta (Cave) Genus: Macropathini species 2


Weta (Cave) Talitropsis sediloti 


Weta (Cook Strait Giant Weta) Deinacrida rugosa 


Weta (Goldmine Cave Weta) Gymnoplectron uncata


Woodlice (Blue) Porcellio scaber


Woodlice (Orange) Porcellio scaber

Bibliography

"Insects of New Zealand" by Brian Parkinson
"Which New Zealand Insect?".Andrew Crowe
"Insects and Spiders" by John Early.
"Spiders of New Zealand" by Ray and Lyn Forster
”New Zealand Insect Pests”D.N. Ferro
”New Zealand Pest and Beneficial Insects” R.R.Scott
"Common insects in New Zealand"  David Millar
"New Zealnd Insects and their Story"  Richard Sharell
"A catalogue of New Zealand Insects and their Host Plants" D.M.Spiller & K.A.Wise
"New Zealnd Pest and Beneficial Insects"  Lincoln University

also the following web sites
http://www.nzffa.org.nz/
http://www.trc.govt.nz/assets/Publications/guidelines-procedures-and-publications/Fresh-water-2/Photographic-Guide-sm.pdf
http://www.nzfishing.com/
http://naturewatch.org.nz

http://rsnz.natlib.govt.nz/
http://plant-protection.massey.ac.nz
http://www.teara.govt.nz
http://www.doc.govt.nz/
http://en.wikipedia.org/
http://www.fcps.edu/islandcreekes/ecology
http://tpo.tepapa.govt.nz
http://www.nhc.net.nz/
http://soilbugs.massey.ac.nz
http://www.insectstore.com
http://www.earthlife.net
http://bugguide.net
http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/projects/cicada/cc.php
http://www.robinsonlibrary.com/science/zoology/insects/hemiptera/cicadas.htm 
www.downgardenservices.org.uk