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LEPI Noctuidae Meterana meyricci
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Meterana meyricci
Meterana meyricci female.jpg
Female specimen
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Male specimen
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Meterana
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M. meyricci
Binomial name
Meterana meyricci
(Hampson, 1911)
Synonyms
  • Miselia meyricci Hampson, 1911

Meterana meyricci is a species of moth in the family Noctuidae. It was described and named by George Hampson in 1911 as Miselia meyricci. It is endemic to New Zealand and has been collected in and around Otago. The larvae of this species feed on Pimelea species, including Pimelea poppelwellii. Adults tend to found on the wing during the months of January to March.

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