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Carposina adreptella
Scientific classification
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Family:
Carposinidae
Genus:
Carposina
Species:
C. adreptella
Binomial name
Carposina adreptella
(Walker, 1864)
Synonyms
  • Gelechia adreptella Walker, 1864
  • Heterocrossa adreptella
  • Paramorpha adreptella
  • Heterocrossa charaxias Meyrick, 1891

Carposina adreptella is a moth of the Carposinidae family. It is endemic to New Zealand.

Taxonomy

Meyrick misinterpreted Walker's type material and C. adreptella was long considered the New Zealand raspberry budmoth, whereas this was in fact a species different from Carposina adreptella that is now known as Carposina rubophaga.

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