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Name/Title
A paramoudra trace fossil.
Accession No
TM2003.168

Name/Title
A paramoudra trace fossil.
Accession No
TM2003.167

Name/Title
A mounted pūkeko specimen. The specimen has been mounted on a black wooden base in a walking pose.
Accession No
TM2003.143

Name/Title
A " Bird Eating " spider mounted in a wooden frame on a red felt background with legs extended. The frame is missing the glass and is covered with a clear plastic sheet secured with masking tape. The rear of the frame has a metal chain for hanging. " BIRD EATING SPIDER / South America / A PRODUCT BY / EXOTIC NATURE DISPLAYS " is written on a label on the reverse along with a picture of a black and white butterfly.
Accession No
TM2002.535

Name/Title
A dark grey fossilized whale vertebrae. It is the centrum from a lumbar vertebra from the lower back of a small to medium sized adult baleen whale. The vertebra has been bored by small pholad shellfish after the whale died. Erosion has resulted in a smooth surface.
Accession No
TM2002.100

Name/Title
A small round bird's nest made from thin strips of plant fibre/grasses and green sphagnum moss.
Accession No
TM2000.315

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
A fossilised piece of Dentalium Otamaringaense, collected from the mouth of the Urenui River in 1929. The fossil is a ridged white shell with a plug of darker material in its centre. The white shell is wrapped with a piece of grey material which looks a little like concrete.
Accession No
PA2015.053

A golden orbweb spider (Nephila edulis) found in Merrilands in 2013. The spider has a white abdomen which is translucent, and a darker cephalothorax. When the spider was alive the cephalothorax was black with a white pattern. The legs are golden in colour. The spider is floating in preserving liquid on its back.
Accession No
PA2014.093

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

Name/Title
A fossilised crab ( Trichopeltarion ) encased within an oval siltstone concretion. The carapace is the only piece visible in both the top and bottom section.
Accession No
PA2007.230

Name/Title
A long-tailed cuckoo (koekoea) specimen mounted on an oval wooden base. It is perched on a branch that is covered in lichen and moss. The branch is pointing diagonally upwards. A square of silver masking tape is on the back of the base.
Accession No
PA2004.217

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 paramoudra trace fossil with a hole at the top and cylindrical cavity at centre. The cavity has a porous, bone coloured, fossilised surface. At the bottom of the cavity are several worm-like forms. The fossil is ovoid in shape when viewed from above and has distinctive nipped lower half when viewed from the side.
Accession No
PA2004.078

Name/Title
Pseudocoremia productata. A medium sized moth. The forewings are mottled patterned with browns. The antennae are strongly feathery.
Accession No
A99.999

Name/Title
Pseudocoremia foxi. A medium sized moth. The forewings are a chocolate brown colour. The antennae are strongly feathery.
Accession No
A99.998

Name/Title
Pseudocoremia foxi. A medium sized moth. The forewings are a chocolate brown colour. The antennae are strongly feathery.
Accession No
A99.997

Name/Title
Pseudocoremia leucelaea. A medium sized moth. The forewings are mottled with medium browns through to whites.
Accession No
A99.996

Name/Title
Pseudocoremia leucelaea. A medium sized moth. The forewings are mottled with medium browns through to whites.
Accession No
A99.995

Name/Title
Pseudocoremia indistincta. A small sized moth. The forewings are mottled with light -medium browns.
Accession No
A99.994

Name/Title
Pseudocoremia indistincta. A medium sized moth. The forewings are mottled with light -medium browns.
Accession No
A99.993

Name/Title
Pseudocoremia fenerata. A medium sized moth. It is a light brown colour. The forewings have brown wavy lines near the outer edge.
Accession No
A99.992

Name/Title
Pseudocoremia fenerata. A medium sized moth. It is a light brown-grey colour. The forewings have brown wavy lines near the outer edge.
Accession No
A99.991

Name/Title
Pseudocoremia fenerata. A medium sized moth. It is a light brown colour. The forewings have brown wavy lines.
Accession No
A99.990

Name/Title
Pseudocoremia fascialata. A large sized moth. The forewings are a variable pattern of dark and light brown. The antennae are feathery.
Accession No
A99.989
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