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Scoparia chalicodes
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Female
Scientific classification
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Scoparia
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S. chalicodes
Binomial name
Scoparia chalicodes
Meyrick, 1884
Synonyms
  • Scoparia ciserodes Meyrick, 1920

Scoparia chalicodes is a species of moth in the family Crambidae . This species was named by Edward Meyrick in 1884. Meyrick gave a fuller description of this species in 1885. S. chalicodes is endemic to New Zealand.

The wingspan is 15.5–16.5 mm. The forewings are light ochreous-grey, irrorated with white. The veins are irregularly and partially lined with blackish. The first line is pale greyish-ochreous, obscurely dark-margined. The second line is very obscure and the subterminal line is cloudy and whitish. The hindwings are grey-whitish. Adults have been recorded on wing from January to March.

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