New Zealand red admiral butterfly

Description
The Maori name for this species is kahukura and it is only found in New Zealand. This species is in the same genus, Vanessa, as the red admiral butterfly that occurs in the UK. From the Blanchford collection.
Accession Loan No.
56/1958/184
Collection Class
Arthropods
Common Name
New Zealand red admiral butterfly
Simple Name
insect: butterfly
Full Name
NYMPHALIDAE: Vanessa gonerilla (Fabricius, 1775): New Zealand red admiral
Family Group

Collector / Excavator
Blanchford, Mr Fred (from the collection of)
Collection Town
Wellington
Collection County
North Island: Wellington
Collection Country
New Zealand
Collection Area Region
Australia and New Zealand
Collection Continent
Oceania
Phylum
ARTHROPODA
Family
NYMPHALIDAE
Genus
Vanessa
Species
gonerilla

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