Story: Insect pests of crops, pasture and forestry

Porina moth (2nd of 2)

Porina moth

Adult porina moths fly from about October, or later in some regions. They mate as soon as they emerge from the soil, and lay 1,000–2,000 eggs as they fly over pasture. They live only about four days.

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Alison Popay, 'Insect pests of crops, pasture and forestry - Endemic pests of pasture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/17959/porina-moth (accessed 15 June 2024)

Story by Alison Popay, published 24 Nov 2008