Words in Te Reo Maori

anuhe, large caterpillar
aweto, caterpillar of the kumara moth
hautohu, pupa
hawato, caterpillar
hotete, a caterpillar which vegetates
howaka, cerambyx
huhu, a grub which bores into wood
huhu, moth
iroiro, grub
kahukowhai = yellow admiral
kahuku = monarch
kahukura = red admiral
kihikihi, chrysalis
kiriwenua, garden bug
kopi, chrysalis
makorori, caterpillar
makokorori, caterpillar
mokarakare = Rauparaha’s copper (butterfly)
moko, caterpillar
mokoroa, a large caterpillar
mokorori, caterpillar
muwaru, caterpillar
naonao, small moth
pepe, a grub in wood
pepe, moth
pepe ao uri = blue (butterfly)
pepe atua, butterfly
pepe ma = white (butterfly)
pepepe, butterfly
pepe para riki = copper (butterfly)
pepe pouri = ringlet (butterfly)
pepe tuna, puriri moth
pikotu, pupa
purerehua, butterfly
purehurehu, large butterfly
pukupuku, caterpillar
pungoungou, large chrysalis
tungongo/tungoungo, chrysalis
tungoungou, large chrysalis
tuwhenua, pupa
wenewene, an insect
weri, caterpillar. Syn. with hotete
whe, caterpillar