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Apoctena tigris
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Scientific classification
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Family:
Tortricidae
Genus:
Apoctena
Species:
A. tigris
Binomial name
Apoctena tigris
(Philpott, 1914)
Synonyms
  • Tortrix tigris Philpott, 1914

Apoctena tigris is a species of moth in the family Tortricidae. It is endemic to New Zealand, where it is found on both the North and South islands.

The wingspan is about 22 mm. The forewings are whitish ochreous mixed with brown and with fuscous-brown markings. The hindwings are whitish grey. Adults were observed on Dicksonia fibrosa in January.

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