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Graphania mollis
Graphania mollis female.jpg
Female
Graphania mollis male.jpg
Male
Scientific classification
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Noctuidae
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G. mollis
Binomial name
Graphania mollis
(Howes, 1908)
Synonyms
  • Melanchra mollis Howes, 1908

Graphania mollis is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It was described by George Howes in 1908 as Melanchra molis from specimens collected in and around Otago and Southland. It is endemic to New Zealand. In 2019 Robert J. B. Hoare undertook a major review of New Zealand noctuids. Hoare, having inspected the type material of this species, placed it within the genus Ichneutica.

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