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Metacrias huttoni

Wikipedia Abstract

Metacrias huttoni is a species of moth of the family Erebidae. It is found in New Zealand, where it is known from the eastern areas of the South Island in montane to low-alpine habitats. Adults males are brightly coloured and diurnal, while females are buff coloured and extremely short-winged. They remain within their cocoon for mating and egg-laying. The larvae feed on various grasses.
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Prey / Diet

Lactuca sativa (Lettuce)[1]
Pilosella officinarum (Mouse-ear Hawkweed)[1]
Taraxacum officionale <Unverified Name>[1]

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1New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Plant-SyNZ™ database
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