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Asaphodes abrogata
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Male specimen
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Female specimen
Scientific classification
  • Aspilates abrogata Walker, 1862
  • Fidonia servularia GuenĂ©e, 1868

Asaphodes abrogata is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is endemic to New Zealand. It was first described by Francis Walker in 1862 using a specimen collected by P. Earl in Waikouaiti. The type specimen of this species is held at the Natural History Museum.


This species can be found in the central North Island as well as the South Island.

Host plant

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Plantago coronopus

Larvae have been reared on Plantago species including Plantago cornopus.

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