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Aoraia mairi

 

Species Authority
Buller, 1872:279 (1873?)
Synonym/s
Porina mairi Buller, 1872:279
Common Name
Buller's moth
Locality
Ruahine Range, North Island, New Zealand
Last Record
1867
IUCN status
Not evaluated
TSE Forum thread
https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/13451/aoraia-mairi-bullers-moth
Hypodigm
Only known from a single specimen, now presumed lost.
Notes
References
[b]Original Scientific Description:[/b]
 
Buller, Walter L. (1872). [url=https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/107125#page/334/mode/1up]Notice of a New Species of Moth in New Zealand[/url]. Transactions of the New Zealand Institute 5: 279-280.
 
[b]Species Bibliography:[/b]
 
Dugdale, John S. (1994). [url=https://biotaxa.org/fnz/article/view/1789/2954]Hepialidae (Insecta: Lepidoptera)[/url]. Fauna of New Zealand 30: 194 pp. [p. 70]
 
Foottit, Robert G.; Adler, Peter H., eds. (2009). Insect biodiversity : science and society. Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell. p. 94.
 
Hoare, R. J. B., Dugdale, J. S., Edwards, E. D., Gibbs, G. W., Patrick, B. H., Hitchmough, R. A. and Rolfe, J. R. (2017). [url=https://www.doc.govt.nz/Documents/science-and-technical/nztcs20entire.pdf]Conservation status of New Zealand butterflies and moths (Lepidoptera), 2015[/url]. New Zealand Threat Classification Series 20. Department of Conservation, Wellington. 13 pp.
 
Meads, Michael J. (1990). [url=https://musicmusic.tripod.com/forgotten-fauna/forgotten-fauna-moth-cicada.html]Forgotten fauna: the rare, endangered and protected invertebrates of New Zealand[/url]. DSIR Publishing: Wellington.
 
Patrick, B.H.; Dugdale, J.S. (2000). Conservation status of the New Zealand lepidoptera (PDF). Wellington, N.Z.: Dept. of Conservation. p. 30.
 
Wishart, Skye (2012). [url=https://www.nzgeo.com/stories/night-moves-the-world-of-moths/]Night moves - the world of moths[/url]. New Zealand Geographic. 113.
 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buller%27s_moth