Object Record

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Object Name Specimen, Lepidoptera
Description Very small moth, disturbed from dry streambed litter, podocarp/broadleaf forest. Claremont Bush, Timaru, November 1998.

This is the southernmost population known of this tiny Canterbury endemic species.
Catalogue Number 2005/125.017
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda (Jointed invertebrates)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Family Micropterigidae (primitive moths)
Genus and species Sabatinca aenea