Studies on the Two New Zealand Bats
The information upon which the following account of distribution is based was derived from various sources. Records have been supplied by the Auckland Institute and Museum, Dominion Museum, Canterbury Museum and Southland Museum. Phillipps' file at the Dominion Museum, Internal Affairs Department file No. 46/108 and Animal Ecology Division (D.S.I.R.) file No. 6/24/2 have been valuable references. The reports obtained from the New Zealand Deer Stalkers' Association were summarized in 1959 issues of Roaring Stag. Several records have been supplied by the New Zealand Speleological Society.
Distribution records have also been obtained from the following: Buller (1893), Cheeseman (1894), Cockayne (1907), Drummond (1908), Forster (1844), Gray (in Dieffenbach, 1843a), Guthrie-Smith (1921), Hutton and Drummond (1904), Knox (1872), Martin (no date), Myers (1921), Parham (1959), Pascoe (1957), Roach and Turbott (1953), Stead (1937), Thomson (1921), Wilkinson (1952), Wilson (1959), Forest and Bird Journal (May, 1959). Dollimore (1957) has been used extensively to determine the whereabouts of numerous localities.