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moth or butterfly
Kia ora Bugman
This photo was taken in our front yard in Aotearoa (New Zealand). Can you please let me know the name of this (moth or butterfly). They love feasting on the nectar that comes from these little waxy flowers.
naku noa
Michelle

Hi Michelle,
This is a Brushfooted Butterfly in the Family Nymphalidae, but we don’t recognize the species.

Hi noticed the picture that you didn’t recognize, its a very common butterfly here in new Zealand also found in Australia common name is the Yellow Admiral Butterfly Vanessa itea.
Lorneville Chemical Lab Laboratory

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