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Pasiphila bilineolata (hebe moth)

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Geometridae
Genus: Pasiphila
Species: P. bilineolata
Binomial name: Pasiphila bilineolata
Synonyms: Eupithecia bilineolata, Chloroclystis lacustris, Chloroclystis paralodes, Chloroclystis zatricha

Pasiphila bilineolata is a moth in the Geometridae family. It is endemic to New Zealand found in native bush areas. It is attracted to light. It is known that their larvae feed on the flowers of the hebe species.
The forewings have a greenish tinge and have numerous wavy darker lines. The hindwings are grey, slightly tinged with reddish. Adults are on wing from September to June.


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