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Pyrgotis arcuata
Scientific classification
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Tortricidae
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P. arcuata
Binomial name
Pyrgotis arcuata
(Philpott, 1915)
Synonyms
  • Capua arcuata Philpott, 1915

Pyrgotis arcuata is a species of moth of the family Tortricidae. It is endemic to New Zealand.

The wingspan is 15–16 mm. The forewings are whitish, mixed with pale ochreous and with reddish-ochreous fasciae, which become blackish on the margins. The hindwings are whitish grey, suffused and spotted with pale fuscous.

The larvae feed on Dacrycarpus dacrydioides.

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