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Lichen Tuft Moth

Izatha huttonii


Confirmation of identification would be appreciated! Endemic to Aotearoa the Izatha huttoni species is "similar in appearance to related species I. huttonii can be distinguished as it has a distinctive "M" shaped mark on its forewings (see pic 1)." (Wiki)


Spotted next to the window in the bathroom. Location is not exact as this is taken where I live.

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armadeus.4 a year ago

Thank you Mark!
Yes, permanent move...any Kimberley photos will be from way back now!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway a year ago

It looks right to me and you are in the middle of it's known range.
Have you moved to NZ permanently?

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Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand

Spotted on Jan 7, 2022
Submitted on Jan 7, 2022

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