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Family Zygaenidae - Leaf Skeletonizer Moths

Orange-patched Smoky Moth - Pyromorpha dimidiata Small iridescent moth - Harrisina metallica I found alot of these moths on the western wall exterior of my house. - Pryeria sinica - male - female Funky But Stylish - Harrisina americana - male Brow and Black Moth - Pyromorpha dimidiata Grapeleaf Skeletonizer - Harrisina americana - Harrisina americana Triprocris cyanea - Hodges #4630.1 - Triprocris cyanea - male black and orange moth - Neoilliberis fusca
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
No Taxon (Moths)
Superfamily Zygaenoidea
Family Zygaenidae (Leaf Skeletonizer Moths)
Explanation of Names
From the type genus Zygaena, Greek for "a kind of shark." (1)
Numbers
25 species in 9 genera in North America. All North American genera in this family belong to subfamily Procridinae.
Works Cited
1.An accentuated list of the British Lepidoptera, with hints on the derivation of the names.
Anonymous. 1858. The Entomological Societies of Oxford and Cambridge.