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North Island Lichen Moth

Declana atronivea

Description:

Endemic species to New Zealand this North Island Lichen Moth was about 7mm long. Spotted on wall where it was attracted by the porch light at about 10.30 at night.

Habitat:

Normally on lichen on trees in the garden where it blends in well and difficult to spot

Notes:

Sometimes called Zebra moth.

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Auckland, Waikato, New Zealand

Lat: -36.92, Long: 174.72

Spotted on Jan 5, 2013
Submitted on Jan 5, 2013

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