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Eudonia asterisca
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Female
Scientific classification
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Eudonia
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E. asterisca
Binomial name
Eudonia asterisca
(Meyrick, 1884)
Synonyms
  • Xeroscopa asterisca Meyrick, 1884

Eudonia asterisca is a moth in the family Crambidae. It was named by Edward Meyrick in 1884. It is endemic to New Zealand.

The wingspan is 21–23 mm. The forewings are dull ochreous-fuscous, the basal and terminal areas suffused with dark greyish-fuscous. The hindwings are ochreous-grey-whitish with a distinct dark grey lunule. The hindmargin is suffused with dark grey. Adults have been recorded on wing in January.

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