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Phycomorpha metachrysa

(Phycomorpha metachrysa)

Description

Phycomorpha metachrysa is a species of moth in the Copromorphidae family. 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.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Copromorphidae
Genus:Phycomorpha
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