Wildlife Act 1953

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Schedule 7
Terrestrial and freshwater invertebrates declared to be animals

Sections 2, 7B

ARTHROPODA

  • INSECTA (INSECTS)

    • Orthoptera:

      • Acrididae (grasshoppers)—

        • Brachaspis robustus Bigelow 1967 (robust grasshopper)

        • Sigaus childi Jamieson 1999

      • Anostostomatidae (giant, ground, tree, and tusked weta)—

        • Deinacrida (giant weta)—

          • all species

        • Hemideina ricta (Hutton 1897) (Banks Peninsula tree weta)

        • Motuweta isolata Johns 1997 (Mercury Islands tusked weta)

    • Coleoptera:

      • Carabidae (ground or carab beetles)—

        • Mecodema laeviceps Broun 1904 (Ida Valley carabid beetle)

        • Megadromus speciosis Johns 2007 (Eastern Sounds ground beetle)

      • Cerambycidae (longhorn beetles)—

        • Xylotoles costatus Pascoe 1875 (Pitt Island longhorn beetle)

      • Curculionidae (weevils)—

        • Anagotus fairburni Brookes 1932 (flax weevil)

        • Anagotus stephenensis Kuschel 1982 (Stephens Island weevil)

        • Anagotus turbotti (Spiller 1942) (Turbott's weevil)

        • Hadramphus spinipennis Broun 1911 (coxella weevil)

        • Hadramphus stilbocarpae Kuschel 1971 (knobbled weevil)

        • Hadramphus tuberculatus (Pascoe 1877) (Canterbury knobbled weevil)

        • Heterexis seticostatus Brookes 1951 (Campbell Island ribbed weevil)

        • Lyperobius huttoni Pascoe 1876 (speargrass weevil)

        • Lyperobius nesidiotes Kuschel 1987 (Broughton Island weevil)

        • Megacolabus sculpturatus Broun 1893 (Akaroa weevil)

        • Nothaldonis peacei Broun 1880 (Peace's weevil)

        • Oclandius laeviusculus Broun 1902

      • Elateridae (click beetles)—

        • Amychus candezei Pascoe 1876 (Chatham Islands click beetle)

        • Amychus granulatus Broun 1886 (Cook Strait click beetle)

      • Lucanidae (stag beetles)—

        • Geodorcus

          • all species

      • Scarabaeidae (scarab beetles)—

        • Prodontria bicolorata Given 1964 (Alexandra chafer beetle)

        • Prodontria lewisii Broun 1904 (Cromwell chafer beetle)

  • ARACHNIDA

    • Araneae (spiders)—

      • Gradungulidae—

        • Spelungula cavernicola Forster 1987 (Nelson cave spider)

      • Theridiidae—

        • Latrodectus atritus Urquhart 1890 (black katipo spider)

        • Latrodectus katipo Powell 1871 (red katipo spider)

MOLLUSCA

  • Gastropoda (snails)—

    • Cytora hirsutissima (Powell 1951)

    • Cytora tepakiensis Gardner 1967

    • Paryphanta (kauri snails)—

      • all species

    • Placostylus (flax snails)—

      • all native New Zealand species

    • Powelliphanta (large land snails)—

      • all species

    • Rhytidarex buddlei (Powell 1948)

  • Schedule 7: amended, on 8 July 2010, by clause 3 of the Wildlife Order 2010 (SR 2010/159).

  • Schedule 7 MOLLUSCA REFER: R 6 of Regulations 1986/7. This part of this Schedule has been amended by adding a new item Paryphanta busbyi busbyi (commonly known as the Kauri snail).