Synopsis of the hymenopteran fauna of Lord Howe Island with a preliminary checklist of species.

@article{Jennings2015SynopsisOT,
  title={Synopsis of the hymenopteran fauna of Lord Howe Island with a preliminary checklist of species.},
  author={John T. Jennings and Andrew D. Austin},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2015},
  volume={3931 3},
  pages={423-32}
}
Lord Howe Island is an eroded remnant of a shield volcano approximately 600 km northeast of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It has fascinated biologists for more than a century because of its unique and iconic fauna and flora, and was declared a World Heritage Site in 1982. Although the terrestrial invertebrate fauna is reasonably well known for many groups, most Hymenoptera, apart from ants, have received scant attention. Here we use material collected from a recent intensive invertebrate… CONTINUE READING