Proceedings of the New Zealand Ecological Society (1973) 20: 53- 57

Insects from the Poor Knights Islands, New Zealand.

Research Article
K. G. Somerfield 1,2
  1. Department of Zoology, University of Auckland
  2. Present address: Plant Health Diagnostic Station, Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Private Bag, Christchurch.

Insects are listed from the Poor Knights Islands of New Zealand. Few records have been previously published, and these are briefly reviewed. The list contains 27 species; 23 are new records. Dispersal mechanisms are discussed in relation to published information on insect and other invertebrate distribution on offshore islands of the east coast of the North Island