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Orocrambus enchophorus
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O. enchophorus
Binomial name
Orocrambus enchophorus
(Meyrick, 1885)
Synonyms
  • Crambus enchophorus Meyrick, 1885
  • Crambus pedias Meyrick, 1885
  • Crambus scitulus Philpott, 1926
  • Crambus encophorus Bleszynski & Collins, 1962

Orocrambus enchophorus is a moth in the family Crambidae. It was described by Edward Meyrick in 1885. It is endemic to New Zealand. It has been recorded from the South Island and North Island. The lives in lowland to alpine grassland habitat.

The wingspan is 24–40 mm. Adults have been recorded on wing from November to February.

The larvae feed on Poa annua, Poa caespitosa, Agrostis tenuis, Bromus catharticus and Festuca arundinacea.

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