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Orocrambus callirrhous
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O. callirrhous
Binomial name
Orocrambus callirrhous
(Meyrick, 1883)
Synonyms
  • Crambus callirrhous Meyrick, 1883
  • Crambus callirhous Bleszynski & Collins, 1962
  • Crambus schedias Meyrick, 1911
  • Orocrambus callirhous (Meyrick,1883)

Orocrambus callirrhous is a moth in the family Crambidae. It was described by Edward Meyrick in 1883. It is endemic to New Zealand. It has been recorded from the eastern and central part of the South Island and the coast near Wellington and Whangarei on the North Island.

The wingspan is 24–32 mm. Adults have been recorded on wing from December to April.

The larvae feed on Festuca novaezealandiae.

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