Kōrero: Wētā

Ground wētā

Ground wētā

There are over 30 species of ground wētā in New Zealand. They live in holes in the ground or clumps of moss, and emerge at night to feed. Unlike tree wētā they enter their tunnels backwards.

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Natural Sciences Image Library of New Zealand
Reference: In2876Syt.jpg
Photograph by Pauline Syrett

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

George Gibbs, 'Wētā - Other wētā', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/9720/ground-weta (accessed 29 March 2020)

He kōrero nā George Gibbs, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007