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A dried jaw from a cookie cutter shark (Isistius brasiliensis).
Accession No
A96.988

Name/Title
Fully intact Puriri moth with outspread wings. The upper wings are predominantly green with brown patternation. Lower wings are light brown with green edging.
Accession No
PA2004.178

Name/Title
A thin calcareous false shell of the paper nautilus (Argonauta nodosa) . The shell is an opaque white colour with parts stained dark brown, The whole shell is covered with radiating rows of low tubercles.
Accession No
TM.1997.318

Name/Title
An oval-shaped silk needlework picture depicting a bird perched on a branch. The silk is mounted on a wooden board.
Accession No
A59.126

Name/Title
A skeleton of a juvenile New Zealand Fur Seal (Arctocephalus forsteri).
Accession No
A78.577

Name/Title
A skull and mandible of a Leopard Seal (Hydrurga leptonyx). The skull has been broken into several pieces before being glued back together and the mandible appears to have been broken in half. Three top teeth are missing and some small chips of bone are also missing from various places. There are a number of pencil marks on the bone which it appears were used to help glue the skull together.
Accession No
A78.578

Name/Title
A large brown cave weta with very long antennae and hind legs. The legs are studded with sharp thorns and the body is small in comparison with the legs. The antennae are divided into numerous segments.
Accession No
A96.484

Name/Title
A small female paua sea spider (Elamena producta).
Accession No
PA2007.249

Name/Title
A vertebrae from an unidentified species of whale. The vertebrae is slightly encrusted with soil and the tips of the bone are battered and numerous pieces of bone are missing.
Accession No
A97.713

Name/Title
A thin, black imitation leather wallet with a double flap. The front flap features a kiwi shape and a fern leaf in gold. At the top the words "In / The Field / France", and at the bottom it reads " Xmas 1917 ". The back flap has a picture of buildings in gold. The front flap has a pocket with large opening in it on the inside, and it appears that one or two pockets may have been cut out.
Accession No
A82.441

A dried and faded spiny pipefish (Solegnathus spinosissimus) specimen. It is a grey colour with black specks. The specks are sand adhered to the surface. There is a slight curl at the end of the tail.
Accession No
A98.747

A small dried and faded large-bellied seahorse (Hippocampus abdominalis) specimen. The tail folds back under the body of the seahorse. It is a light brown colour.
Accession No
A98.748

A dried and faded Spiny pipefish (Solegnathus spinosissimus) specimen. Light brown in colour with the odd spot of darker colouring. It has a long snout. The tail curls at the end.
Accession No
A98.746

Name/Title
A small dried and faded large-bellied seahorse (Hippocampus abdominalis) specimen. It is a grey-brown colour. The tail curls at the ends.
Accession No
A98.749

Meterana decorata. A medium sized moth. The forewings are pale brown with darker brown markings. The hindwings are pale brown.
Accession No
A99.847

Meterana grandiosa. A large sized moth. It is medium to dark brown. The forewings have a square black and pale markings.
Accession No
A99.850

Tmetolophota atristriga. A medium sized moth. It is a light brown colour with the forewings lighter than the hindwings.
Accession No
A99.870

Meterana stipta. A large sized moth. It is mottled brown on the forewings.
Accession No
A99.861

Meterana merope. A large sized moth. The forewings are dark brown with yellow markings. The hindwings are a slightly lighter brown than the forewings.
Accession No
A99.852

Tmetolophota arotis. A medium sized moth. It is a light brown colour. The forewings are a more pinkish brown than the dusky hindwings.
Accession No
A99.874

Meterana ochthistis. A medium sized moth. The forewings are a mottled medium-dark brown. The hindwings a plain medium brown.
Accession No
A99.854

Meterana levis. A medium sized moth. It is a light brown colour. The forewings have a mottled appearance.
Accession No
A99.851

Tmetolophota arotis. A medium sized moth. It is a light brown colour. The forewings are a more pinkish brown than the dusky hindwings.
Accession No
A99.872

Meterana pauca. A medium sized moth. The forewings are brown and cream coloured patchy. Hindwings a plain brown colour.
Accession No
A99.859

Meterana merope. A large sized moth. The forewings are dark brown with yellow markings. The hindwings are a slightly lighter brown than the forewings.
Accession No
A99.853
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