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Eudonia chlamydota

Kingdom:   Animalia
Phylum:     Arthropoda
Class:        Insecta
Order:       Lepidoptera
Family:      Crambidae
Genus:      Eudonia
Species:     E. chlamydota
Binomial name:  Eudonia chlamydota
Synonyms:  Scoparia chlamydota

Eudonia chlamydota is a New Zealand native moth in the Crambidae family. It has been collected at Kanuka survey sites.
The wingspan is 13–14 mm and body length >8mm. The forewings are ochreous-whitish, the basal half suffused with blackish. The hindwings are whitish, but the postmedian line and apical suffusion are faintly grey. Adults have been recorded on wing in January.

Photographed in New Plymouth late November.


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