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Pyrgotis humilis

Pyrgotis humilis is a species of moth of the family Tortricidae. It is endemic to New Zealand. This species was first described by Alfred Philpott in 1930 from a specimen collected by C. E. Clarke on Mount Maungatua in Otago. The wingspan is abou ...

Pyrgotis plagiatana

Pyrgotis plagiatana is a species of moth of the family Tortricidae. It is found in New Zealand. The wingspan is about 18 mm. Is a variable species that differ in color intensity. On fore wings whitish, suffused with pale-buff, becoming darker tow ...

Pyrgotis zygiana

Pyrgotis zygiana is a species of moth of the family Tortricidae. It is endemic to New Zealand. P. zygiana was first described by Edward Meyrick in 1882 the sample in Canterbury. This species was also recorded in titirangi. Wingspan is about 14 mm ...

Pyroderces apparitella

This species was first described by Francis Walker in 1864 using a female specimen obtained from D. Bolton in Auckland and named Gelechia apparitella. The holotype specimen is held at the Natural History Museum, London. In 1888 Edward Meyrick pla ...

Pyronota festiva

Pyronota festiva, commonly known as manuka beetle or manuka chafer, is a member of the genus Pyronota of the beetle family Scarabaeidae. It is a scarab beetle endemic to New Zealand, and is commonly found in manuka trees, hence the beetles name. ...

Rakiura (insect)

Rakiura is a genus of Trichoptera. The genus contains only one species, R. vernale, which is endemic to New Zealand. Rakiura vernale represent the most basal taxon within the Helicopsychidae.

Rhodopsalta leptomera

Rhodopsalta leptomera, also known as the sand dune redtail cicada, is a species of insect that is endemic to New Zealand. This species was first described in 1921 by J. G. Myers and named Melampsalta leptomera.

Sabatinca aemula

Sabatinca aemula is a species of moth belonging to the family Micropterigidae. It was described by Alfred Philpott in 1924. It is known from the Mount Arthur tableland in New Zealand. The larvae of this species feed on foliose liverworts. Adults ...

Sabatinca aenea

Sabatinca aenea is a species of moth belonging to the family Micropterigidae. It was described by George Hudson in 1923. This species is endemic to New Zealand.

Sabatinca aurantiaca

Sabatinca aurantiaca is a species of moth belonging to the family Micropterigidae. It was described by Alfred Philpott in 1924. This species is endemic to New Zealand. Adults were found in the woods in November and December.

Sabatinca barbarica

Sabatinca barbarica is a species of moth belonging to the family Micropterigidae. It was described by Alfred Philpott in 1918 and is endemic to New Zealand. In 2014, George W. Gibbs synonymised this nominal species with Sabatinca caustica Meyrick ...

Sabatinca calliarcha

Sabatinca calliarcha is a species of moth belonging to the family Micropterigidae. It was described by Edward Meyrick in 1912. It is known from New Zealand. Adults were found in December.

Sabatinca demissa

Sabatinca demissa is a species of moth belonging to the family Micropterigidae. It was described by Alfred Philpott in 1923 and is endemic to New Zealand. The current species doesnt have a long-distance pheromone communication system.

Sabatinca heighwayi

Sabatinca heighwayi is a species of moth belonging to the family Micropterigidae. It was described by Alfred Philpott in 1927 and is endemic to New Zealand. Adults were found in November.

Sabatinca ianthina

Sabatinca ianthina is a species of moth belonging to the family Micropterigidae. It was described by Alfred Philpott in 1921. It is endemic to New Zealand. Adults were found on a rocky slope, covered with various species of mosses and liverworts. ...

Sabatinca lucilia

Sabatinca lucilia is a moth of the family Micropterigidae that is endemic to New Zealand. The wingspan is about 12 mm 0.47 in. Adults were found in Sunny moss-covered clay Bank. They are on wing in December and January, and sometimes come in elec ...

Sabatinca passalota

Sabatinca passalota is a species of moth belonging to the family Micropterigidae. It was described by Edward Meyrick in 1923 and is known from New Zealand. Adults were found in January among moss.

Sagephora jocularis

Sagephora jocularis is a species of moth in the family Tineidae. It was described by Alfred Philpott in 1926. This species is endemic to New Zealand. Wingspan is about 9 mm. For the fore wings ochre mixed with white. Wings grayish-brown.

Saphobius

Saphobius is a genus of dung beetles in the tribe Deltochilini of the subfamily Scarabaeinae. They are endemic to New Zealand, with Saphobius edwardsi being most widespread. They are small in size, flightless, forest dwelling and nocturnal, which ...

Saphobius inflatipes

Saphobius inflatipes is one of a number of species of dung beetle that are endemic to New Zealand. It is in the tribe Deltochilini of the family Scarabaeidae. It was first described by Thomas Broun in 1893. Within the Auckland region, it is most ...

Sapromyza neozelandica

Sapromyza neozelandica, commonly called the brown striped litter fly, is an endemic fly of New Zealand. Small red-eyed fly that lives in the woods or scrub areas usually in moist and shaded areas. C. neozelandica the larvae live among leaf litter ...

Scolopterus

Scolopterus is a genus of weevils from the family Curculionidae. This genus contains the following species: Scolopterus penicillatus. (Penicillatus Scolopterus) Scolopterus aequus. (Aequus Scolopterus) Scolopterus tetracanthus. (Tetracanthus Scol ...

Scolopterus penicillatus

Scolopterus penicillatus, also known as the black spined weevil, is an endemic beetle of New Zealand. The beetle is present throughout New Zealand and can be discovered by beating native flowering plants in the summer months. In appearance it is ...

Scoparia autumna

This species was described by Alfred Philpott in 1927. However the placement of this species within the genus Scoparia is in doubt. As a result, this species has also been referred to as Scoparia s.l. autumna.

Scoparia caesia

It was described by Alfred Philpott in 1926 as Orocrambus caesius. In 1975 David E. Gaskin excluded this species from the genus Orocambus and tentatively placed it within the genus Scoparia. However this placement is in doubt. As a result, this s ...

Scoparia caliginosa

This species was described by Alfred Philpott in 1918. However the placement of this species within the genus Scoparia is in doubt. As a result, this species has also been referred to as Scoparia s.l. caliginosa.

Scoparia cinefacta

This species was described by Alfred Philpott in 1926. However the placement of this species within the genus Scoparia is in doubt. As a result, this species has also been referred to as Scoparia s.l. cinefacta.

Scoparia claranota

It was described by W. George Howes in 1946. However the placement of this species within the genus Scoparia is in doubt. As a result, this species has also been referred to as Scoparia s.l. claranota.

Scoparia clavata

This species was described by Alfred Philpott in 1912. However the placement of this species within the genus Scoparia is in doubt. As a result, this species has also been referred to as Scoparia s.l. clavata.

Scoparia contexta

It was described by Alfred Philpott in 1931. However the placement of this species within the genus Scoparia is in doubt. As a result, this species has also been referred to as Scoparia s.l. contexta.

Scoparia crepuscula

It was described by John Tenison Salmon in 1946 and named Scoparia crepuscula. However the placement of this species within the genus Scoparia is in doubt. As a result, this species has also been referred to as Scoparia s.l. crepuscula.

Scoparia declivis

Scoparia declivis was described by Alfred Philpott in 1918. However the placement of this species within the genus Scoparia is in doubt. As a result, this species has also been referred to as Scoparia s.l. declivis.

Scoparia ejuncida

Scoparia ejuncida is a moth of the family Crambidae. It was described by Henry Guard Knaggs in 1867. It is endemic to New Zealand. The wingspan is 19-24 mm. In forewings grey, irrorated with white. There is a thin black median line from base to f ...

Scoparia falsa

It was described by Alfred Philpott in 1924. However the placement of this species within the genus Scoparia is in doubt. As a result, this species has also been referred to as Scoparia s.l. falsa.

Scoparia famularis

It was described by Alfred Philpott in 1930. However the placement of this species within the genus Scoparia is in doubt. As a result, this species has also been referred to as Scoparia s.l. famularis.

Scoparia fimbriata

It was described by Alfred Philpott in 1917. However the placement of this species within the genus Scoparia is in doubt. As a result, this species has also been referred to as Scoparia s.l. fimbriata.

Scoparia fumata

It was described by Alfred Philpott in 1915. However the placement of this species within the genus Scoparia is in doubt. As a result, this species has also been referred to as Scoparia s.l. fumata.

Scoparia gracilis

It was described by Alfred Philpott in 1924. However the placement of this species within the genus Scoparia is in doubt. As a result, this species has also been referred to as Scoparia s.l. gracilis.

Scoparia illota

It was described by Alfred Philpott in 1919 using specimens collected at Cromarty in Preservation Inlet as well as specimen collected between Blue Cliffs Beach and the Knife and Steel harbour in Southland. The species was discussed and illustrate ...

Scoparia limatula

It was described by Alfred Philpott in 1930. However the placement of this species within the genus Scoparia is in doubt. As a result, this species has also been referred to as Scoparia s.l. limatula. The wing patterns and male genitalia of holot ...

Scoparia monochroma

It was described by John Tenison Salmon in 1946. However the placement of this species within the genus Scoparia is in doubt. As a result, this species has also been referred to as Scoparia s.l. monochroma.

Scoparia pallidula

This species was described by Alfred Philpott in 1928. However the placement of this species within the genus Scoparia is in doubt. As a result, this species has also been referred to as Scoparia s.l. pallidula.

Scoparia parca

This species was described by Alfred Philpott in 1928. However the placement of this species within the genus Scoparia is in doubt. As a result, this species has also been referred to as Scoparia s.l. panopla.

Scoparia pascoella

This species was described by Alfred Philpott in 1920. However the placement of this species within the genus Scoparia is in doubt. As a result, this species has also been referred to as Scoparia s.l. pascoella.

Scoparia pura

It was described by Alfred Philpott in 1924. However the placement of this species within the genus Scoparia is in doubt. As a result, this species has also been referred to as Scoparia s.l. pura.

Scoparia rotuella

Scoparia rotuella is a species of moth in the family Crambidae. It was described by Cajetan Felder, Rudolf Felder and Alois Friedrich Rogenhofer in 1875 under the name Crambus rotuellus. In 1913 Edward Meyrick revised the taxonomy of the species ...

Scoparia scripta

This species was described by Alfred Philpott in 1918. However the placement of this species within the genus Scoparia is in doubt. As a result, this species has also been referred to as Scoparia s.l. scripta.

Scoparia sinuata

This species was described by Alfred Philpott in 1930. However the placement of this species within the genus Scoparia is in doubt. As a result, this species has also been referred to as Scoparia s.l. sinuata.

Scoparia subita

It was described by Alfred Philpott in 1912 using the name Orocrambus subitus. In 1929 Philpott noted that this species should be regarded as being in the genus Scoparia. However the placement of this species within Scoparia is in doubt. As a res ...

Scoparia sylvestris

This species was described by Charles E. Clarke in 1926. However the placement of this species within the genus Scoparia is in doubt. As a result, this species has also been referred to as Scoparia s.l. sylvestris.