Kawakawa moth (949/2300)

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A kawakawa looper moth caterpillar feeding on a leaf. It is rare to see a leaf on a kawakawa plant (Macropiper excelsum) that hasn't been partially eaten, but the nocturnal caterpillars are themselves seldom seen

Scientific name
Cleora scriptaria
Common names
kawakawa looper moth
Location
Maungatautari Scenic Reserve, New Zealand
Photo ID
7150