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Anisoplaca ptyoptera
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Anisoplaca ptyoptera is a species of moth in the family Gelechiidae. It was described by Edward Meyrick in 1885. It is found in New Zealand.

The wingspan is about 27 mm. The forewings are very pale whitish-ochreous, with a few blackish scales, and irregularly irrorated (speckled) with grey except towards the costa and apex, and on two round patches surrounding the discal spots. The costa is irrorated with grey towards the base and there is a black dot beneath the costa at one-fourth and three small black discal dots, the first at one-third, the other two transversely placed close together beyond the middle. The hindwings are light grey.

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