Trioxycanus Dumbleton, 1966
Aoraia is a genus of moths of the family Hepialidae. There are 13 described species, all endemic to New Zealand. The type species of this genus is Porina dinodes Meyrick, 1890. This genus contains some large species with a wingspan of up to 150 mm.
1 Species 2 Buller's moth 3 References 4 External links
Aoraia aspina Aoraia aurimaculata Aoraia dinodes Aoraia ensyii Aoraia flavida Aoraia hespera Aoraia insularis - confined to Stewart Island/Rakiura & the small islands off Stewart Island/Rakiura. Aoraia lenis Aoraia macropis Aoraia oreobolae Aoraia orientalis Aoraia rufivena Aoraia senex
Buller's moth Buller's moth (Aoraia mairi) is possibly extinct and the description of this moth remains in doubt as the only recorded specimen, taken in 1867, has been lost. References
^ "Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species". www.nhm.ac.uk. Natural History Museum, London. Retrieved 18 October 2016. ^ Meyrick, E. (1889). "Descriptions of New Zealand Lepidoptera". Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute. 22: 204–220. Retrieved 18 October 2016. ^ Foottit, Robert G.; Adler, Peter H., eds. (2009). Insect biodiversity : science and society. Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell. p. 94. ISBN 9781405151429. ^ "Notes on families and subfamilies of larger moths included in this guide". www.landcareresearch.co.nz. Landcare Research. Retrieved 24 May 2016.
Wd: Q4778715 ButMoth: 2078.0 EoL: 96142 GBIF: 1828337 LepIndex: 136748.0 NCBI: 106989
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