Kōrero: Insect pests of crops, pasture and forestry

Porina moth (2 o 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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Landcare Research – Manaaki Whenua

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

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/mi/photograph/17959/porina-moth (accessed 6 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Alison Popay, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008