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My very first kiwi moth spotting! :)
This critter was about 3 cm / 1.2 inches long.
Bombay Hills near Auckland
Thanks for your comments too Desmond and Vinny!
Yes! it is quite clear!
Love the clarity of the photo!
Thanks so much for all your ID help Leuba!And thanks for your comment venusflytrap2000.
This is the closest I could find: http://www.terrain.net.nz/friends-of-te-... Might be Wiseana species.
Ann, it looks like a Hepialid moth - Swift Moth - Abantiades or Elhamma but need to check occurrence in New Zealand. Will have a look. Nice spotting !
Spotted on Mar 26, 2015 Submitted on Mar 26, 2015
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