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Name/Title
Forficula auricularia (Earwig). A small black and brown insects. It has long tail nippers.
Accession No
A100.184

Cordyceps robertsii fungus on a Porina caterpillar. The fungus overtake the caterpillars leaving a dried brown caterpillar shape with a long tail.
Accession No
A100.197

Name/Title
Teleogryllus commodus (Cricket). A medium sized cricket. It is a dark brown colour. The wings are folded over the back. The hind legs covered in spines.
Accession No
A100.199

Name/Title
Hemideina crassidens. A female tree weta. It is a reddish brown colour. Robust body. The hind legs have large spines.
Accession No
A100.212

Name/Title
Amphipsalta cingulata. A large cicada. It is black with red/orange markings.
Accession No
A100.423

A dried inflated bilobed swim bladder from a porcupine fish species. It is a golden colour with darker markings. The bladder is hollow and light.
Accession No
A100.553

Name/Title
A small fragment of dried Moa skin. It is irregular shaped and a light brown colour.
Accession No
A100.645

Name/Title
Southern Tree Weta Hemideina cracidens. Female weta from Lake Wairarapa. Collected by Peter Peckham on 5 January 1988.
Accession No
A102.296

Name/Title
Northern Tree Weta Hemideina thoracica. Male weta from Bedford Road, Inglewood. Collected on 23 April 1961.
Accession No
A102.297

Name/Title
Cave Weta Gymnoplectron edwardsii. Female cave weta from Taranaki.
Accession No
A102.298

Name/Title
Cave Weta Gymnoplectron edwardsii. Male cave weta from Taranaki.
Accession No
A102.299

Mahoenui Giant Weta Deinacrida "mahoenui". Female giant weta from the Wellington zoo.
Accession No
A102.300

Also known as Helm's Butterfly. Dodonidia helmsii. Brown and orange butterfly with dark spots on the wings.
Accession No
A102.356

Also known as Helm's Butterfly. Dodonidia helmsii. Brown and orange butterfly with dark spots on the wings.
Accession No
A102.357

Also known as Helm's Butterfly. Dodonidia helmsii. Brown and orange butterfly with dark spots on the wings.
Accession No
A102.358

Also known as Helm's Butterfly. Dodonidia helmsii. Specimen is pinned upside-down. Brown, white and orange stripes with spots.
Accession No
A102.359

Vegetable caterpillar. Cordyceps robertsii. Wooden body in the shape of a caterpillar with three wooden shoots emerging out through the top.
Accession No
A102.360

Vegetable caterpillar. Cordyceps robertsii. Wooden body in the shape of a caterpillar with a wooden shoot attached to one end.
Accession No
A102.361

Name/Title
Alpine Porina moth. Dumbletonius characterifer. Brown with a furry body and mottled pattern on the forewings.
Accession No
A102.362

Lesser Wanderer butterfly. Danaus chrysippus. An occasional Australian immigrant. Brown and orange butterfly with white spots.
Accession No
A102.363

Blue Moon butterfly, male. Hypolimnas bolina. A common Australian immigrant. Large, dark butterfly with bright blue spots on the wings.
Accession No
A102.364

Blue Moon butterfly, female. Hypolimnas bolina. A common Australian immigrant. Brown and white butterfly with white areas and hints of blue.
Accession No
A102.365

Meadow Argus butterfly. Precis villida. A rare Australian immigrant. Brown and orange butterfly with dark spots.
Accession No
A102.366

Name/Title
Puriri Moth, male. Aenetus virescens. Pale moth with large, furry abdomen.
Accession No
A102.367

Name/Title
Puriri Moth, female. Aenetus virescens. Large, pale moth with mottled forewings and large, furry abdomen.
Accession No
A102.368
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