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Glaucocharis lepidella

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Photo by Olivier Ball

The bright yellow to golden-orange forewing with its crescent-shaped silver spot is characteristic of this species.

Family
Crambidae
Biostatus
Endemic
Host Plant
Probably mosses.
Larva
Likely feeds on mosses, like other Glaucocharis species.
Adult/Imago
Bright yellow to golden-orange forewing with a crescent-shaped silver spot. November to February. Can be disturbed by day from low vegetation, flies at night, attracted to light.
Forewing Length
7.5 - 9.5mm
Range
NZ
Habitat
Native forest.

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