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Carposina sanctimonea
Heterocrossa sanctimonea AMNZ63666.jpg
Scientific classification
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Family:
Carposinidae
Genus:
Carposina
Species:
C. sanctimonea
Binomial name
Carposina sanctimonea
Clarke, 1926
Synonyms
  • Heterocrossa sanctimonea

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

Carposina sanctimonea was originally described by Charles E. Clarke in 1926.

The wingspan is about 23 mm. The head is whitish, the thorax grey-white, the antennae whitish and the abdomen pale grey. The forewings are elongate, posteriorly somewhat dilated, the costa gently arched, the apex bluntly acute and the termen almost straight. They are pale grey-white with cloudy markings of dark fuscous. The hindwings are pale grey-white.

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