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Individual study: Using artificial refuges to translocate and establish Auckland tree weta Hemideina thoracica on Korapuki Island, New Zealand

Published source details

Green C. (2005) Using artificial refuges to translocate and establish Auckland tree weta Hemideina thoracica on Korapuki Island, New Zealand. Conservation Evidence, 2, 94-95

Summary

Two hundred wooden refuges were provided for the Auckland tree weta Hemideina thoracica. Within six months over half were used, 52 weta were transferred to Korapuki Island by plugging then translocating these refuges. After five years, there were over 500 individual tree wetas present on Korapuki.