Story: Wētā

Cave wētā

Cave wētā

Cave wētā belong to the Rhaphiophoridae family – a group of small-bodied wētā with very long antennae and slender legs.

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Photograph by Dick Veitch

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How to cite this page:

George Gibbs, 'Wētā - What is a wētā?', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 November 2023)

Story by George Gibbs, published 24 Sep 2007