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Brown Forest Flash Pseudocoremia productata

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mike68lusk

Date

September 12, 2019 10:07 AM NZST

Description

beech podocarp forest

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mathiasm

Date

August 21, 2019 02:53 PM NZST

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New Zealand Looper Epyaxa rosearia

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aalbertrebergen

Date

August 20, 2019 08:20 PM HST

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Typical Longhorn Beetles Subfamily Cerambycinae

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aalbertrebergen

Date

August 6, 2019 11:34 PM HST

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Small Tortoiseshell Aglais urticae

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jon_sullivan

Date

August 13, 2019 11:15 AM NZST

Description

I was talking with Adrian Paterson in my office when, to our huge surprise, this painted lady butterfly(European Small Tortoiseshell!!!) flew in through my open window. I've only seen three of these butterflies before in Canterbury, and never in the winter. Very odd!

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Woodland Ground Beetles Tribe Pterostichini

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danilo_hegg

Date

October 21, 2018 12:36 AM NZDT

Description

I think?

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arnim

Date

August 3, 2019 09:31 AM NZST

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danilo_hegg

Date

December 26, 2018 01:57 AM NZDT

Description

Ten distinct striae in the elitrae and the prominent median groove in the pronotum identify this as Zeadelium hanseni, a species only found in western Fiordland

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Helms's Beech Weevil Anagotus helmsi

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danilo_hegg

Date

January 11, 2019 11:26 PM NZDT

Description

I think? Not really sure about ID!

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July 7, 2019 03:11 PM NZST

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bipbarratt

Date

December 27, 2009 04:51 PM UTC

Description

Near Lake Alta

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bipbarratt

Date

December 27, 2009 01:58 PM HST

Description

Near Lake Alta

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bipbarratt

Date

December 27, 2009 04:51 PM HST

Description

Near Lake Alta

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bipbarratt

Date

December 31, 2009 02:59 PM HST

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Speargrass Weevils Genus Lyperobius

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bipbarratt

Date

December 27, 2009 02:12 PM HST

Description

Near Lake Alta

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bipbarratt

Date

December 27, 2009 02:38 PM HST

Description

Near Lake Alta

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Ground Beetles Family Carabidae

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velvety_worms

Date

July 5, 2019 01:44 PM NZST

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Date

March 8, 2019 08:51 AM +13

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danilo_hegg

Date

January 8, 2019 11:26 PM NZDT

Description

On limestone bluffs at 1600m of elevation

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danilo_hegg

Date

January 8, 2019 10:32 PM NZDT

Description

On limestone bluffs at 1600m of elevation

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mark2-nz

Date

June 24, 2019 09:57 PM NZST

Description

Large Mecodema. 30 mm long.

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mark2-nz

Date

June 23, 2019 09:40 PM NZST

Description

20 mm long

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New Zealand Cutworm Graphania mutans

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dianneclarke

Date

June 4, 2019 08:52 PM AEST

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possumsend

Date

June 3, 2019 07:39 PM NZST

Description

Thought this greenish moth was M. levis, but underwings seem a bit dark as does the main wing marking.

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possumsend

Date

June 3, 2019 07:29 PM NZST

Description

Drawn to light.

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aalbertrebergen

Date

June 3, 2019 08:59 PM HST

Description

What an amazing moth. Is it a different species?

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Golden Grass Carpet Anachloris subochraria

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grey

Date

May 29, 2019 07:19 PM NZST

Description

Attracted to porch light.

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johnvandenhoeven

Date

March 23, 2019 11:11 AM NZDT

Description

Not sure if im right here.Found on the rocky ridgeline at around 1600m.

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Short-horned Grasshoppers and Locusts Superfamily Acridoidea

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mark2-nz

Date

April 18, 2019 03:26 PM NZST

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bookcase

Date

April 26, 2019 03:27 PM NZST

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possumsend

Date

May 24, 2019 12:16 PM NZST

Description

Drawn to light.

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Migratory Locust Locusta migratoria

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andymckay

Date

May 18, 2019 11:08 AM NZST

Description

Big, about 100mm long. Able to fly.

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Pinion-streaked Snout Schrankia costaestrigalis

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grey

Date

May 12, 2019 06:58 PM NZST

Description

Found in house porch.

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Olive-green Coastal Katydid Austrosalomona falcata

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caddisflyguy

Date

May 9, 2019 11:59 AM NZST

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Bathroom Moth Midge Clogmia albipunctata

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grey

Date

May 12, 2019 10:09 AM NZST

Description

Found on the exterior wall of a camp-ground toilet block.

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January 17, 2019 10:10 AM NZDT

Description

So adorable!

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Apple Looper Phrissogonus laticostatus

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bjorn

Date

April 11, 2019 01:43 PM NZST

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danilo_hegg

Date

February 1, 2019 11:07 PM NZDT

Description

A very small stag beetle. Found on tree trunk near bush line.

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Carpet Moths Subfamily Larentiinae

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pjd1

Date

May 4, 2019 09:20 AM NZST

Description

Day flying moth - common in aruhe (Pteridium esculentum) fernland with poteretere (Leptecophylla robusta). Wings slivery with very faint slightly darker markings.

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aalbertrebergen

Date

April 25, 2019 11:21 PM HST

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New Zealand Looper Epyaxa rosearia

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aalbertrebergen

Date

April 28, 2019 09:24 PM HST

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Winter Ghost Moth Cladoxycanus minos

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aalbertrebergen

Date

May 1, 2019 02:21 PM HST

Description

On a sandy road newar Ribbonwood Nurseries. Alive. Second photo taken with flash light.

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aalbertrebergen

Date

April 21, 2019 09:53 PM HST

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aalbertrebergen

Date

April 23, 2019 08:40 PM HST

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aalbertrebergen

Date

April 25, 2019 10:52 PM HST

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Southern Moon Moth Dasypodia selenophora

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bylsand

Date

February 1, 2019 04:33 PM NZDT

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Great Ghost Moth Genus Aoraia

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gregs

Date

April 19, 2019 02:04 PM NZST

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Cutworms and Dart Moths Subfamily Noctuinae

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ecoman

Date

April 11, 2019 09:28 PM NZST

Description

Photographed by Martin Langlands

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johnsteel

Date

April 4, 2019 12:04 PM NZDT

Description

On concrete wall in concrete alleyway. About 1 cm long

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Sugar Cane Armyworm Leucania stenographa

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simonnicholas

Date

March 31, 2019 08:11 PM NZDT

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New Zealand Cutworm Graphania mutans

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jcripps25

Date

March 26, 2019 09:38 PM +13

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aalbertrebergen

Date

March 27, 2019 09:26 PM HST

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Carpet Moths Subfamily Larentiinae

Date

February 25, 2019 10:47 PM +13

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flamingtofunz

Date

March 28, 2019 09:14 PM NZDT

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Pug Moths & Allies Tribe Eupitheciini

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possumsend

Date

March 22, 2019 04:34 PM NZDT

Description

Drawn to light. Presumably C. inductata but never seen these colours before. First picture on landing, second with muted flash, third full flash.

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Great Ghost Moth Genus Aoraia

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cara-lisa

Date

March 2, 2019 02:18 PM NZDT

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strewick

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February 7, 2019 03:50 PM NZDT

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possumsend

Date

March 9, 2019 02:24 PM NZDT

Description

Out working on the hill when this turned up. No camera (just cell phone), no net - usual story. A. abrogata? Female.

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nhudson

Date

February 6, 2019 11:28 AM NZDT

Description

Attracted to light (40W Actinic & compact fluorescent)

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nhudson

Date

February 6, 2019 11:44 AM NZDT

Description

Attracted to light (40W Actinic & compact fluorescent)

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aalbertrebergen

Date

February 23, 2019 09:16 PM HST

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Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

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aalbertrebergen

Date

February 21, 2019 10:06 PM HST

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Dark-banded Carpet Moth Hydriomena deltoidata

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ecoman

Date

February 7, 2019 09:22 PM NZDT

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ecoman

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February 4, 2019 11:13 PM NZDT

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ecoman

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February 4, 2019 11:27 PM NZDT

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Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

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delautourt

Date

February 19, 2019 06:47 PM +13

Description

Moth about 15mm long, on young Coprosma repens plant in garden

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mathiasm

Date

February 16, 2019 09:25 PM NZDT

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simonnicholas

Date

February 2, 2019 02:45 PM NZDT

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nhudson

Date

January 24, 2019 10:38 AM NZDT

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Cutworm Moths and Allies Family Noctuidae

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possumsend

Date

January 30, 2019 02:09 PM NZDT

Description

Came to light.

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Tropical Armyworm Moth Spodoptera litura

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nhudson

Date

January 24, 2019 07:07 AM NZDT

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possumsend

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January 26, 2019 10:58 AM NZDT

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dave_holland

Date

January 18, 2019 09:30 AM NZDT

Description

Very distinctive see pic 2

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possumsend

Date

January 16, 2019 08:23 PM NZDT

Description

Seen resting on a lichen covered rock tor during the day. 1500m asl.

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Emerald Pug Moth Pasiphila muscosata

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possumsend

Date

January 9, 2019 03:46 PM NZDT

Description

Drawn to light.

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twan3253

Date

December 11, 2018 11:06 PM AEDT

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possumsend

Date

January 16, 2019 10:23 PM NZDT

Description

Lots of these day flying moths at 1500m asl.

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Carpet Moths Subfamily Larentiinae

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possumsend

Date

January 16, 2019 10:56 PM NZDT

Description

Day flying at 1500m asl.

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possumsend

Date

January 3, 2019 07:00 PM NZDT

Description

Drawn to light.

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possumsend

Date

December 27, 2018 01:44 PM NZDT

Description

Drawn to light.

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kiwifergus

Date

December 19, 2018 12:32 AM NZDT

Description

came to UV light at kitchen window

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Tarata Flat Moth Nymphostola galactina

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possumsend

Date

December 15, 2018 12:15 PM NZDT

Description

Feeding on ngaio flowers, then drawn to light. Not seen before.

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possumsend

Date

December 15, 2018 01:08 PM NZDT

Description

Drawn to light.

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possumsend

Date

November 29, 2018 12:04 PM NZDT

Description

Several of these moths have been drawn to light over the last few nights. They may well turn out to be freshly eclosed M inchoata - an early suggestion from Brian Patrick.

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possumsend

Date

November 30, 2018 12:18 PM NZDT

Description

Day flying or disturbed. The glimpse of the hind wing (3rd photo) is interesting. Forewing 8-9mm.

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possumsend

Date

December 1, 2018 12:06 PM NZDT

Description

Along a bush track. Day flying or disturbed. Same as https://inaturalist.nz/observations/18724595 and found about 50m away from that observation.

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possumsend

Date

December 1, 2018 12:32 PM NZDT

Description

Drawn to light. Same moth as https://inaturalist.nz/observations/18724464

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possumsend

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November 25, 2018 10:45 AM NZDT

Description

Came to light.

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possumsend

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November 26, 2018 10:52 AM NZDT

Description

Came to light. Quite small.

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possumsend

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November 4, 2018 12:02 PM NZDT

Description

Came to light.

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possumsend

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September 19, 2018 04:15 PM NZST

Description

Drawn to light.

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possumsend

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September 9, 2018 08:21 PM NZST

Description

Drawn to light.

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flossiepip

Date

August 30, 2018 10:33 PM NZST

Description

See this one a lot at night, would guess moth but it holds its wings up not down when at rest!

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possumsend

Date

August 19, 2018 07:36 PM NZST

Description

Inside house. Near death.

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naturewatchwidow

Date

June 3, 2018 06:51 PM NZST

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Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

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imogene2

Date

March 9, 2018

Description

Lepidoptera
Noctuoidea

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kiwifergus

Date

May 20, 2018

Description

Mothtrap set for 1 hour, singles of all except for the caddisfly which had several examples

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Cutworm Moths and Allies Family Noctuidae

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mike68lusk

Date

May 6, 2018 09:10 PM NZST

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Green Blotched Moth Cosmodes elegans

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jon_sullivan

Date

April 27, 2019 10:20 PM NZST