Cicada Central: New Zealand


View an outline map of New Zealand with significant place names


View an electronic field guide to the cicadas of New Zealand with distribution information, photos, and songs for 40+ NZ species


See detailed locality maps and lists of localities for Maoricicada campbelli


Search the databases of cicada specimens archived within the Simon lab


View a photo gallery of NZ cicadas and habitats


Access evolutionary trees for the genera of NZ cicadas, the species of the genus Kikihia, the species of the genus Maoricicada, and populations of Maoricicada campbelli from completed studies


Obtain a list of emergence times and localities of Maoricicada species


View an animated map of NZ landscape and coastline changes created by Peter King (NZ Institute for Geological and Nuclear Sciences) http://www.gns.cri.nz/what/earthhist/nz_origins/paleo/index.html



Funding for this website and research described herein was provided by the National Science Foundation (NSF) grants: NSF DEB 98-07113, 98-12779, 99-82039, 00-89946, 02-17570, 02-17643, 03-22835, 03-22845, 04-22386, 05-29679 (PEET), 06-19012, and 07-20664. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation. Additional funding for our research has been supplied by The New Zealand Marsden Foundation, The National Geographic Society, The U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, The University of Connecticut Research Foundation, and The University of Michigan Museum of Zoology.
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