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Copper Butterflies Genus Lycaena

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jtweed

Date

January 18, 2020 11:33 AM NZDT

Description

Possibly the coastal copper (Lycaena salustis)? Copper butterflies were very common on the slopes of Mt Watkins. There may have been multiple species as some individuals appeared to have fainter markings than the one photographed here.

Copper Butterflies - Photo (c) 4Crewe, all rights reserved, uploaded by Stewart Armstrong
possumsend's ID: Copper Butterflies (Genus Lycaena)
Added on January 18, 2020.
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Glossy Brown Skink Oligosoma zelandicum

Observer

greva977

Date

October 6, 2018 12:06 PM +13
Glossy Brown Skink - Photo (c) Steve Attwood, all rights reserved
possumsend's ID: Glossy Brown Skink (Oligosoma zelandicum)
Added on January 18, 2020.
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Australian Pug Moth Chloroclystis filata

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jacog

Date

January 17, 2020 11:09 PM +13
Australian Pug Moth - Photo (c) Jon Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY)
possumsend's ID: Australian Pug Moth (Chloroclystis filata)
Added on January 17, 2020.
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Barea st1

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vitexlucens

Date

January 17, 2020 06:46 PM +13

Description

Found inside. May have come from bush beside SH58

Barea st1 - Photo (c) Stephen Thorpe, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
possumsend's ID: Barea st1, a member of Concealer Moths (Family Oecophoridae)
Added on January 17, 2020.
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bunnynom

Date

January 16, 2020 11:28 PM +13

Place

Hokitika (Google, OSM)
Declana leptomera - Photo (c) Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd., some rights reserved (CC BY)
possumsend's ID: Declana leptomera, a member of Loopers (Family Geometridae)
Added on January 17, 2020.
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wild_wind

Date

January 17, 2020
Epiphryne undosata - Photo (c) Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd., some rights reserved (CC BY)
possumsend's ID: Epiphryne undosata, a member of Carpet Moths (Subfamily Larentiinae)
Added on January 17, 2020.
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jtweed

Date

January 10, 2020 12:30 PM NZDT

Place

Otago, NZ (Google, OSM)

Description

Caught resting on Muehlenbeckia complexa in tussock grassland.

Tingena - Photo (c) steve_kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Steve Kerr
possumsend's ID: Genus Tingena, a member of Concealer Moths (Family Oecophoridae)
Added on January 17, 2020.
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jtweed

Date

January 10, 2020 12:41 PM NZDT

Place

Otago, NZ (Google, OSM)

Description

Found and photographed along a farm track within tussock grassland.

Tingena - Photo (c) steve_kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Steve Kerr
possumsend's ID: Genus Tingena, a member of Concealer Moths (Family Oecophoridae)
Added on January 17, 2020.
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jtweed

Date

January 10, 2020 02:36 PM NZDT

Place

Otago, NZ (Google, OSM)

Description

Caught flying over wet seepage within tussock grassland. I think I have the species correct but not 100% certain.

Glaucocharis pyrsophanes - Photo (c) Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd., some rights reserved (CC BY)
possumsend's ID: Glaucocharis pyrsophanes, a member of Grass-veneers and Allies (Subfamily Crambinae)
Added on January 17, 2020.
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jacobl

Date

December 28, 2019 10:56 AM NZDT
Eudonia dinodes - Photo (c) steve_kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Steve Kerr
possumsend's ID: Eudonia dinodes, a member of Moss-eating Crambid Snout Moths (Subfamily Scopariinae)
Added on January 16, 2020.
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jacobl

Date

December 28, 2019 12:00 PM NZDT
Eudonia choristis - Photo (c) Danilo Hegg, all rights reserved
possumsend's ID: Eudonia choristis, a member of Moss-eating Crambid Snout Moths (Subfamily Scopariinae)
Added on January 16, 2020.
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bunnynom

Date

January 13, 2020 10:19 PM +13
Xyridacma ustaria - Photo (c) Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd., some rights reserved (CC BY)
possumsend's ID: Xyridacma ustaria, a member of Loopers (Family Geometridae)
Added on January 15, 2020.
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jacobl

Date

December 26, 2019 10:26 PM NZDT
Gymnobathra hamatella - Photo (c) memopob, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
possumsend's ID: Gymnobathra hamatella, a member of Timber Moths (Family Xyloryctidae)
Added on January 12, 2020.
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Brown Forest Flash Pseudocoremia productata

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

January 11, 2020 05:35 PM NZDT

Description

Moth was resting on a house window outside before flying to a wall.

Brown Forest Flash - Photo (c) Possums' End, some rights reserved (CC BY)
possumsend's ID: Brown Forest Flash (Pseudocoremia productata)
Added on January 11, 2020.
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grey

Date

January 10, 2020 02:47 PM NZDT

Description

Resting on a rangiora leaf.

Pseudocoremia fenerata - Photo (c) Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd., some rights reserved (CC BY)
possumsend's ID: Pseudocoremia fenerata, a member of Loopers (Family Geometridae)
Added on January 11, 2020.
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Tarata Flat Moth Nymphostola galactina

Observer

john_barkla

Date

January 8, 2020 09:34 AM NZDT

Description

On driveway in suburbia

Tags

Tarata Flat Moth - Photo (c) Possums' End, some rights reserved (CC BY)
possumsend's ID: Tarata Flat Moth (Nymphostola galactina)
Added on January 10, 2020.
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matt_scott_nz

Date

December 11, 2019 05:37 PM NZDT
Ichneutica toroneura - Photo (c) Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd., some rights reserved (CC BY)
possumsend's ID: Ichneutica toroneura, a member of Cutworms and Dart Moths (Subfamily Noctuinae)
Added on January 10, 2020.
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matt_scott_nz

Date

December 11, 2019 05:37 PM NZDT
Ichneutica - Photo (c) Auckland War Memorial Museum, some rights reserved (CC BY)
possumsend's ID: Genus Ichneutica, a member of Cutworms and Dart Moths (Subfamily Noctuinae)
Added on January 10, 2020.
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grahame

Date

January 9, 2020 10:26 AM NZDT

Description

A bit of a guess

Chloroclystis inductata - Photo (c) Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd., some rights reserved (CC BY)
possumsend's ID: Chloroclystis inductata, a member of Pug Moths & Allies (Tribe Eupitheciini)
Added on January 09, 2020.
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grahame

Date

January 9, 2020 10:26 AM NZDT

Description

A bit of a guess

Pug Moths & Allies - Photo (c) Stuart Tingley, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
possumsend's ID: Pug Moths & Allies (Tribe Eupitheciini)
Added on January 09, 2020.
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joelknightnz

Date

the past

Place

Newtown (Google, OSM)
Meterana alcyone - Photo (c) Phil Bendle, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
possumsend's ID: Meterana alcyone, a member of Cutworms and Dart Moths (Subfamily Noctuinae)
Added on January 09, 2020.
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January 9, 2020 03:09 AM +13
Xyridacma ustaria - Photo (c) Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd., some rights reserved (CC BY)
possumsend's ID: Xyridacma ustaria, a member of Loopers (Family Geometridae)
Added on January 09, 2020.
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wild_wind

Date

January 9, 2020
Pseudocoremia indistincta - Photo (c) Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd., some rights reserved (CC BY)
possumsend's ID: Pseudocoremia indistincta, a member of Loopers (Family Geometridae)
Added on January 09, 2020.
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Brown Forest Flash Pseudocoremia productata

Observer

wild_wind

Date

January 9, 2020
Brown Forest Flash - Photo (c) Possums' End, some rights reserved (CC BY)
possumsend's ID: Brown Forest Flash (Pseudocoremia productata)
Added on January 09, 2020.
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Date

December 25, 2019 10:40 PM NZDT
Xyridacma veronicae - Photo (c) Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd., some rights reserved (CC BY)
possumsend's ID: Xyridacma veronicae, a member of Loopers (Family Geometridae)
Added on January 08, 2020.
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Date

December 25, 2019 10:40 PM NZDT
Five Finger Looper - Photo (c) Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd., some rights reserved (CC BY)
possumsend's ID: Five Finger Looper (Xyridacma alectoraria)
Added on January 08, 2020.
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Glossy Brown Skink Oligosoma zelandicum

Observer

greva977

Date

October 6, 2018 12:06 PM +13
Oligosoma - Photo (c) Mark Tutty, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
possumsend's ID: Genus Oligosoma, a member of Eugongylid Skinks (Subfamily Eugongylinae)
Added on January 08, 2020.
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mattcampbellaus

Date

November 23, 2019 08:55 PM AEDT
Ichneutica moderata - Photo (c) Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd., some rights reserved (CC BY)
possumsend's ID: Ichneutica moderata, a member of Cutworms and Dart Moths (Subfamily Noctuinae)
Added on January 06, 2020.
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New Zealand Looper Epyaxa rosearia

Observer

oofers

Date

January 5, 2020 10:55 PM NZDT
New Zealand Looper - Photo (c) Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd., some rights reserved (CC BY)
possumsend's ID: New Zealand Looper (Epyaxa rosearia)
Added on January 06, 2020.
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Common Forest Looper Pseudocoremia suavis

Observer

sdjbrown

Date

January 5, 2020 03:10 PM +13
Common Forest Looper - Photo (c) Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd., some rights reserved (CC BY)
possumsend's ID: Common Forest Looper (Pseudocoremia suavis)
Added on January 06, 2020.
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