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Chalastra pellurgata (Hard fern moth)

Kingdom:   Animalia
Phylum:     Arthropoda
Subphylum:  Hexapoda
Class:        Insecta
Order:       Lepidoptera
Family:      Geometridae
Genus: Chalastra
Species:     C. pellurgata
Scientific name: Chalastra pellurgata

Chalastra pellurgata is a New Zealand native moth. Their larvae have been found on Polystichum (hard fern) during October to May.