Kōrero: Butterflies and moths

Butterfly species (1 o 2)

Butterfly species

These butterfly species were photographed in the South Island. Argyrophenga harrisi was found on tussock lands above Lewis Pass. The unnamed Lycaena species (top right) is an undescribed boulder copper butterfly from Central Otago. Argyrophenga antipodum is a common tussock butterfly, photographed in Dunedin. The unnamed Lycaena species (bottom right) is another undescribed boulder copper butterfly, from the Mackenzie basin.

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Photographs by Brian Patrick

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Brian Patrick, 'Butterflies and moths - New Zealand’s butterflies and moths', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/13597/butterfly-species (accessed 20 November 2019)

He kōrero nā Brian Patrick, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007