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Volume 56, 1926
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Tortrix cuneata n. sp.

♂. 13 mm. Head and thorax light grey; palpi moderate. Antennae grey, antennal ciliations ½. Abdomen pale ochreous-grey. Forewings elongate, costa moderately arched, apex bluntly pointed, termen slightly rounded, oblique; pale grey with a number of small obscure dots with tendency to form rows; a transverse blunt wedge-shaped red bar at ½ of dorsum, reaching half-way across wing. Hindwings pale ochreous-grey: cilia pale grey.

Near T. indigestana, but smaller and differently marked.

One specimen, taken in a glade of the beech forest at Hope Arm, Lake Manapouri, in January, 1923.

Epichorista candida n. sp.

♀. 14 mm. Head, palpi, and thorax dark brown. Antennae brown annulated with whitish. Abdomen dark brown. Legs grey-brown. Forewings strongly arched near base, apex rectangular; termen rather sinuate; dark brown with a very wide irregular central band of pale and bright ochreous from about ⅕ on costa to beyond ⅗, its inner margin diagonally outward to fold, where it is longitudinally angulated and continues acutely diagonally outwards to almost reach dorsum at ½; its outer margin from costa strongly indented to half-way across wing, where it extends outwardly a short distance and is angulated to proceed with a slight indentation to near dorsum at about ¾; pale ochreous excepting a bright ochreous transversely diagonal band from ½ on costa, widening slightly where it almost reaches dorsum at ⅔; a slightly curved grey subterminal line. Hindwings dark brown: all cilia brown mixed with ochreous on termen of forewing and near apex of hindwing.

One specimen, in January, 1923, taken at Hall's Arm, Lake Manapouri.