The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Deinacrida parva Buller, 1894

Kaikoura weta

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Hemideina parva Buller, 1894

 

Conservation Status

Last record: before 1894

Rediscovered in 1966?

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient

 

Distribution

Nelson, South Island, New Zealand

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Baillie, J. and Groombridge, B. (eds). 1996. 1996 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Groombridge, B. (ed.). 1994. 1994 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Meads, M. J. (1989). An evaluation of the conservation status of the giant weta ([i]Deinacrida parva[/i]) at Kaikoura. D.S.I.R. Ecology Division Report no. 20. D.S.I.R. Lower Hutt, New Zealand.

Meads, M. J. and Notman, P. (1992). Survey of the status of three species of giant wetas (Deinacrida) on the Seaward and Inland Kaikoura ranges. D.S.I.R. Land Resources Technical Record 89. D.S.I.R. Lower Hutt, New Zealand.

Ramsay, G. W. (1971). Rediscovery of Sir Walter Buller's weta, Deinacrida parva (Orthoptera: Gryllacridoidea: Henicidae). New Zealand Entomologist 5(1): 52-53. [First page preview]

Trewick, Steve, Johns, Peter, Hitchmough, Rod, Rolfe, Jeremy and Stringer, Ian. (2016). Conservation status of New Zealand Orthoptera, 2014. New Zealand Threat Classification Series 16. Department of Conservation, Wellington. 15 pp.

World Conservation Monitoring Centre. (1996). Deinacrida parva. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T6308A12602589. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.1996.RLTS.T6308A12602589.en. Downloaded on 17 January 2016.

 

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