Selected publications

Here is a selection of our more comprehensive publications.

Our full lists of publications can be accessed through the following links:

Marie-Claude's publications and André's publications

These publications include over 1800 pages of taxonomic treatments on New Zealand Carabidae (>900 pages) and Hemiptera (>900 pages) as well as several web-publications and online tools.

Larivière M-C, Larochelle A. 2022. Synopsis of the subfamily Carventinae in New Zealand (Heteroptera: Aradidae). Insecta Mundi 0961: 1-56.

Larivière M‑C, Larochelle A. 2006: An overview of flat bug genera (Hemiptera, Aradidae) from New Zealand, with considerations on faunal diversification and affinities. Denisia 19: 181–214 [33 pp.]

Larochelle A, Larivière M-C. 2022. Synopsis of the tribe Amarotypini in New Zealand (Coleoptera: Carabidae). Insecta Mundi 0942: 1-30.

Larochelle A, Larivière M-C. 2021. Synopsis of the tribe Platynini in New Zealand (Coleoptera: Carabidae). Insecta Mundi 0864: 1-96.

Larochelle A, Larivière M-C. 2017. Synopsis of the tribe Zolini in New Zealand (Coleoptera: Carabidae). Insecta Mundi 0594: 1-110.

Larivière M-C, Larochelle A. 2019. World Saldidae: Supplement 1987-2018) to the catalog and bibliography of the Leptopodomorpha (Heteroptera). Zootaxa 4590 (1): 125-152.

Larivière M-C, Larochelle A. 2018. Kiwisaldula (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Saldidae) from the South Island of New Zealand: new species and identification key. Zootaxa 4514(2): 151-166.

Larivière M-C, Larochelle A. 2017. Kiwisaldula waiho and K. hurunui, two new species of Saldidae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) from the South Island of New Zealand, with redescriptions of K. butleri (White) and K. laelaps (White). Zootaxa 4341 (1): 41-55 [15 pp.].

Larivière M-C, Larochelle A. 2016. Aoteasalda and Kiwisaldula, two new genera of Saldidae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera), with a key to New Zealand genera and a new synonymy in Zemacrosaldula. Zootaxa 4085 (4): 451-480 [29 pp.]

Larivière, M.-C.; Larochelle, A. 2015: Zemacrosaldula, a new genus of Saldidae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) from New Zealand: taxonomy, geographic distribution, and biology. Zootaxa 3955(2): 245-266 [23 pp.]

Larochelle A, Larivière M-C. 2016. Taxonomic Supplement (2001 to 2015) to the Catalogue of New Zealand Carabidae (Insecta: Coleoptera). Insecta Mundi 0502: 1-56.

Larochelle A, Larivière, M-C. 2015. Synopsis of the genus Bembidion Latreille in New Zealand (Coleoptera:Carabidae: Bembidiini). Insecta Mundi 0415: 1-78.

Tiger-beetles (Cicindelini), Amarotypini, Clivinini, Migadopini, Moriomorphini, Pamborini, Rhysodini, Trechini

Larochelle A, Larivière, M-C. 2013. Carabidae (Insecta: Coleoptera): synopsis of species, Cicindelinae to Trechinae (in part). Fauna of New Zealand 69: 193 pp.

Larivière M-C,;Burckhardt D, Larochelle A. 2011. Peloridiidae (Insecta: Hemiptera: Coleorrhyncha). Fauna of New Zealand 67: 78 pp. Free


Wakelin MD, Larivière M-C 2014. First New Zealand record of the Australian species Hemiodoecus leai China, 1924) (Hemiptera: Peloridiidae); a hitchhiker on moss. Zootaxa 3884 (1): 95-100 [6 pp.]

Larivière M-C, Fletcher MJ, Larochelle A. 2010. Auchenorrhyncha (Insecta: Hemiptera). Fauna of New Zealand 63: 232 pp.

Larochelle A, Larivière, M-C. 2010. A selected bibliography on the biology and ecology of carabid beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae, including Cicindelinae). Auckland, New Zealand: Authors. 1-147 pages, 42 plates.

With colour photographs by Henri Goulet

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Larochelle A, Larivière, M-C. 2007. Carabidae (Insecta: Coleoptera): synopsis of supraspecific taxa. Fauna of New Zealand 60: 188 pp.

Löcker B, Fletcher MJ, Larivière M‑C, Gurr GM. 2006. The Australian Pentastirini (Hemiptera: Fulgoromorpha: Cixiidae). Zootaxa 1290: 138 pp.

Löcker B, Fletcher MJ, Larivière M‑C, Gurr GM., Holzinger WE, Löcker H. 2006. Taxonomic and phylogenetic revision of the Gelastocephalini (Hemiptera: Cixiidae). Invertebrate Systematics 20: 59–160 [101 pp.].

Larochelle A, Larivière, M-C. 2005. Harpalini (Insecta: Coleoptera: Carabidae: Harpalinae). Fauna of New Zealand 53: 160 pp.

Larivière M-C, Larochelle A. 2004. Heteroptera (Insecta: Hemiptera): catalogue. Fauna of New Zealand 50: 330 pp .


Larivière M‑C, Larochelle A. 2014. Checklist of the New Zealand Heteroptera (Insecta: Hemiptera): an update based on the 2004 to 2013 literature. Zootaxa 3755 (4): 347-367 [21 pp.]

Larochelle A, Larivière, M-C. 2003. A Natural History of the Ground-Beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) of America north of Mexico. Faunistica No 27. Pensoft Publishers; Moscow-Sofia. 583 pp.

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Larochelle A, Larivière, M-C. 2001. Natural history of the tiger beetles of North America north of Mexico. Cicindela 33(3-4): 41-162 [121 pp.].

Larochelle A, Larivière, M-C. 2001. Carabidae (Insecta: Coleoptera): Catalogue. Fauna of New Zealand 43: 285 pp.

Larivière M-C. 1999. Cixiidae (Insecta: Hemiptera, Auchenorrhyncha). Fauna of New Zealand 40: 93 pp.

Larivière M-C. 1995. Cydnidae, Acanthosomatidae, and Pentatomidae (Insecta: Heteroptera): systematics, geographical distribution, and bioecology. Fauna of New Zealand 35: 112 pp.

Larivière M-C. 1994. Parabrochymena Larivière (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae): systematics, natural history, chorological affinities, and evolutionary relationships, with a biogeographic analysis of Parabrochymena and Brochymena Amyot and Audinet Serville. The Canadian Entomologist 126: 1193-1250 [57 pp.].

Larivière M-C. 1994. Biodiversity of Nabicula species (Hemiptera: Nabidae) in Canada. The Canadian Entomologist 126: 327-378 [51 pp.].

Bousquet Y, Larochelle A. 1993. Catalogue of the Geadephaga (Coleoptera: Trachypachidae, Rhysodidae, Carabidae including Cicindelini) of America North of Mexico. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada 167: 3-335 [333 pp.]

Larivière M-C. 1992. Description of Parabrochymena, new genus, and redefinition and review of Brochymena Amyot and Audinet-Serville (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), with considerations on natural history, chorological affinities and evolutonary relationships. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada 163: 75 pp.

Larochelle A. 1990. The food of the carabid beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae, including Cicindelinae). Fabreries, Supplément 5: 1-132.

Provides food data on ground-beetles and tiger-beetles of the world

Larivière M-C. 1988. A bilingual glossary to the external morphology of Heteroptera (English-French / French-English). Contributiones Entomologicae, 1: 91 pp + 12 plates (27 figures).