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Object Detail


Tirumala hamata hamata. A large butterfly. It black with a light bluish spots.
Collection
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Collected by N. Brown
Species described by MacLeay 1826
This species is from Australia often blown over to NZ by the wind. The butterflies have never been known to breed in NZ even though the caterpillars food plant grows here.
Accession No
A100.020

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