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Magpie Moth (Nyctemera annulata)

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Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Arctiidae (ark-TYE-ih-dee) (Info)
Genus: Nyctemera
Species: annulata

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Positive RosinaBloom On Mar 26, 2013, RosinaBloom from Waihi
New Zealand wrote:

The Magpie Moth - which is endemic to New Zealand - is medium sized and black with white spots on its two pairs of wings. The larvae feed on ragwort, cineraria and groundsel. This dead moth was on my bedroom window sill this morning.


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