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Archyala (Unnamed species)

Kingdom:   Animalia
Phylum:     Arthropoda
Class:        Insecta
Order:       Lepidoptera
Family:      Tineidae
Genus:      Archyala
Species:     Unnamed 

This unnamed species of Archyala (Tineidae) member of the fungus moths, related to Archyala lindsayi from the South Island. It is only known from the central North Island around Taihape and Ohakune, and as of 2015, only 3 specimens have ever been collected. 

Photographed east Taihape at 750 masl.


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