Kōrero: Insects – overview

Pollen-eating moth

Pollen-eating moth

This pollen-eating moth (Sabatica aemula) belongs to an ancient group of insects that was probably present in New Zealand when it separated from the supercontinent Gondwana, about 85 million years ago.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

George Gibbs, 'Insects – overview - Origin of New Zealand’s insects', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/10057/pollen-eating-moth (accessed 24 July 2024)

He kōrero nā George Gibbs, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007