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Brown evening moth
Gellonia dejectaria female.jpg
Female
Gellonia dejectaria male.jpg
Male
Scientific classification
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Genus:
Gellonia
Species:
G. dejectaria
Binomial name
Gellonia dejectaria
(Walker, 1860)
Synonyms
  • Boarmia dejectaria Walker, 1860

Gellonia dejectaria, the brown evening moth, is a moth in the family Geometridae. The species was first described by Francis Walker in 1860. It is endemic to New Zealand.

G. dejectaria larvae eat the leaves of the māhoe, supplejack and bush lawyer plants.

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