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Object Name Specimen, Lepidoptera
Description Southern Blue Butterfly, mounted on pin.
Abundant in sunshine, dry scrub / pasture. 750 m asl
Part of series of two
Tekapo River, Lake Tekapo Village, MK. 18/12/2007.


Catalogue Number 2008/094.060
Dimensions W-1.9 cm
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Invertebrata
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Family Lycaenidae (blues, coppers)
Sub-Family Lycaeninae
Genus and species Zizina labradus oxleyi