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Publication date: 31 March 2011. Updated: March 2012
Hoare, R.J.B., Rhode, B.E., Emmerson, A.W. 2011 (and updates): Larger moths of New Zealand: Image gallery and online guide. https://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/discover-our-research/biodiversity/plants-invertebrates-fungi-and-bacteria/invertebrate-systematics/moths-and-butterflies/larger-moths-of-new-zealand
The authors acknowledge the financial assistance of the Terrestrial and Freshwater Biodiversity Information System (TFBIS) Programme towards the preparation of this image gallery (Project 225, April 2009 - March 2012).The TFBIS Programme is funded by the Government to help to achieve the goals of the New Zealand Biodiversity Strategy, and is administered by the Department of Conservation. Co-funding by Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua MSI* programme "Defining New Zealand's Land Biota" (2009 - present) for preparation and ongoing maintenance of this project, is also acknowledged.
Thanks are extended to Marie-Claude Larivière (MWLR) for assistance with project planning, project management, and website development, and to Karen Scott (MWLR) for her time and great talent as a web-designer.
The authors of this guide are very grateful to the following people, who assisted with loans of material for photography: John Early and Rosemary Gilbert (AMNZ, Auckland Museum, Auckland), Brian Patrick (BPNZ, private collection), Simon Pollard and Kate McCaughan (CMNZ, Canterbury Museum, Christchurch), Eric Edwards (EENZ, private collection), John Bain (FRNZ, Forest Research Institute Collection, Scion, Rotorua), John Marris (LUNZ, Entomology Research Museum, Lincoln University, Lincoln), Ricardo Palma and Phil Sirvid (MONZ, Museum of New Zealand, Wellington), and Otto Hyink and Cody Fraser (OMNZ, Otago Museum, Dunedin).