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Beech leafroller
Epichorista emphanes AMNZ21757 Dorsal.jpg
Female holotype specimen
Scientific classification
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Family:
Tortricidae
Genus:
Epichorista
Species:
E. emphanes
Binomial name
Epichorista emphanes
(Meyrick, 1902)
Synonyms
  • Proselena emphanes Meyrick, 1902
  • Harmologa achrosta Meyrick, 1902
  • Epichorista candida Clarke, 1926
  • Harmologa epicura Meyrick, 1911
  • Epichorista theatralis Philpott, 1918

Epichorista emphanes, the beech leafroller, is a species of moth of the family Tortricidae. It is found in New Zealand.

The wingspan is about 14 mm. Adult females are highly variable in appearance.

The larvae have been recorded feeding on Nothofagus solandri.

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