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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 thefungus moths, related to Archyala lindsayi from the South Island. It is only known from the central NorthIsland around Taihape and Ohakune, and as off 2015 only 3 specimens have ever been collected. 

Photiographed east Tiahape at 750 masl.