Phycomorpha metachrysa

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Phycomorpha metachrysa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Copromorphidae
Genus: Phycomorpha
Species: P. metachrysa
Binomial name
Phycomorpha metachrysa

Phycomorpha metachrysa is a species of moth in the Copromorphidae family.[2] It is endemic to New Zealand.

The wingspan is 19–20 mm. Adults are dark green with raised scale-tufts on the forewings.

The larvae feed on Streblus species.[3]


  1. ^ "NZOR Name Details - Phycomorpha metachrysa Meyrick, 1914". Retrieved 19 January 2018.
  2. ^ Gordon, Dennis P., ed. (2010). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity. Volume two. Kingdom animalia : chaetognatha, ecdysozoa, ichnofossils. Vol. 2. Christchurch, N.Z.: Canterbury University Press. p. 457. ISBN 9781877257933. OCLC 973607714.
  3. ^ Hoare, R. (2004). "The Duke's Awful Dilemma (or, the DAD)". The Weta. 27: 49–52.