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


Slugs, Snails, Flatworms, Worms (Terrestrial)






Flatworms



Flatworms (Family: Geoplanidae) Land planarians


Flatworm (Australian flatworm) Australoplana sanguinea


Flatworms (Blue Garden Flatworm) Caenoplana coerulea


Flatworm (undescribed) 1
 
Flatworm (undescribed) 2

Flatworm (undescribed) 3


Flatworm (undescribed) 4 


Flatworm (undescribed) 5   



Flatworm (undescibed) 6



Leeches.


Leeches (Family: Hirudinidae)



Slugs




Slug eggs


Slug (Grey Field) Derocerus reticulatum  


Slug (Keelback Slugs) Genus: Ambigolimax

Slug (Leopard) Limax maximus 
 

Slug (Leaf veined) Athoracophorus bitentaculatus


Slug (Leaf veined) Pseudaneitea powelli


Slug (Leaf veined) Reflectopallium pseadophyllum


Slug (Leaf veined) Unknown alpine species  

Slug (Paua slug),Schizoglossa novoseelandica novoseelandica


Slug (Striped Greenhouse slug) Ambigolimax valentiana


Slug (Yellow) Limacus flavus


Slug (Unidentified) 1



Snails


Snail (Brown Garden)  Cornu aspersum   


Snail (Giant Land snail) species: Powelliphanta



Snail (Kauri snail) Paryphanta genus



Snail (Powelliphanta "Egmont")


Snail (Zebra snail) Flammulina zebra




Velvet worms



Velvet worms (Genes: Peripatus & Genus: Ooperipatellus)





Worms


Pasture Wireworm


Worms (Common) Octolasion cyaneum


Worms (Family: Lumbricidae) Unnamed
 

Worms (Horsehair worms) Phylum: Nematomorpha



Worms (Native) Family: Megascolecidae


Worms (Roundworm) Leaf Eelworm


Worms (Tiger) Eisenia fetida



We appreciate and thank the following experts for Identifying some of these invertebrates,

Thanks to Phil Sirvid Curator of Te Papa's Spiders collection for identifing the spiders photographs on this site
Thanks to Mary  Morgan-Richards, of  Massey university for identifying some of the invertebrates http://www.massey.ac.nz/

Thanks to Peter Collins of Canterbury Museum for identifying some of the invertebrates
http://www.canterburymuseum.com/

Thanks to Dr Marie-Claude Larivière of Landcare Research NZ. for information on cicadas
http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/research/biosystematics/invertebrates/hemiptera/cicada/gallery.asp 

Thanks to Philip Howe of South Canterbury Museum for identifing some of the invertebrates
http://www.timaru.govt.nz/museum.html

Thanks to Leonie Clunie, New Zealand Arthropod Collection, Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd

Thanks to Cor Vink  of  Landcare Research NZ.. or identifying some of the invertebrates
http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz
 
Thanks to Trevor Crosby  of  Landcare Research NZ.. or identifying some of the invertebrates
http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz
 

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