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Elachista sagittifera
Scientific classification
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Family:
Elachistidae
Genus:
Elachista
Species:
E. sagittifera
Binomial name
Elachista sagittifera
Philpott, 1927

Elachista sagittifera is a moth in the family Elachistidae. It was described by Alfred Philpott in 1927. It is found in New Zealand.

The wingspan is about 11.5 mm. The forewings are white, the base of the costa to one-sixth narrowly fuscous. There is a whitish-ochreous stripe along the costa, broadest on the basal half. There is an ochreous stripe along the fold to two-fifths and an ochreous-fuscous stripe above the fold, as well as a fuscous stripe along the dorsum to the tornus. The hindwings are dark fuscous.

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