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Eudonia octophora
Eudonia octophora female.jpg
Female
Eudonia octophora male.jpg
Male
Scientific classification
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Eudonia
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E. octophora
Binomial name
Eudonia octophora
(Meyrick, 1884)
Synonyms
  • Xeroscopa octophora Meyrick, 1884

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

The wingspan is 22–24 mm. The forewings are brownish-ochreous, irrorated with dark fuscous, forming dark lines on the veins. There are a few white scales. The first line is pale, dark-margined posteriorly and the second line is whitish and also dark-margined. The hindwings are ochreous-grey-whitish, with the postmedian line and apex greyer. Adults have been recorded on wing in December, January and March.

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