Blog: Moth Whispers

Moth of the Week - Tmetolophota purdii (Noctuidae: Noctuinae)

From the desk of Dr Barbara AndersonThis week's is Tmetolophota purdii this is one of my [Barbara Anderson, Project Co-ordinator] absolute favourite moths and you'll notice it on both the...

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Moth of the day: Tatosoma lestevata

Another fantastic moth that gives instant rebuttal to the common misconception that moths are boring and drab colours. Again, this is a firm favourite at face painting sessions.

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Moth of the day: Xyridacma alectoraria

Another fantastic moth that gives instant rebuttal to the common misconception that moths are boring and drab colours,  Xyridacma alectoraria is a firm favourite at face painting sessions.

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Moth of the day: Meterana meyricci aka the "Pink Moth"

This moth is as fantastic as the images below suggest. Meterana meyricci is the instant rebuttal to the common misconception that moths are boring and drab colours.

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Moth of the day: Declana egregia

Today's moth is Declana egregia.

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Ahi Pepe | MothNet Seeding the Network Workshop

The Ahi Pepe | MothNet Workshop is coming up very soon!  Everyone is working hard to make this the most fantastic celebration of moths the South Island has ever seen.

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Pūrerehua - Waiata for a Butterfly/Moth

Thanks to Matariki Wehi for sourcing this Pūrerehua rere runga hau Papaki parihau Rere runga hau Ka piki, ka piki Runga rawa e Papaki parihau Rere runga hau Ka tau, ka tau ...

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Beginners' Guides have arrived!

From the desk of Dr Barbara Anderson, Ahi Pepe - MothNet Project LeaderThe guides arrived yesterday 26 BOXES!!! The Beginners' Guides have all been printed and folded into a nice...

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Exciting addition to the MothNet workshop

Barbara Anderson  met with the fabulous Emma Burns from Otago Museum, and between them they have arranged to add an add on to the MothNet Workshop.

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Amazing Schools

We have some truly amazing schools participating in this year's Curious Minds Ahi Pepe MothNet project. Most of these schools have a facebook presence and a website.

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