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Family Zygaenidae - Leaf Skeletonizer Moths

Moth - Harrisina americana moth? - Acoloithus falsarius Grapeleaf Skeletonizer - Hodges#4624  - Harrisina americana Western Skeletonizer Caterpillar - Harrisina metallica Neoalbertia constans, male dorsal - Neoalbertia constans - male Grapeleaf Skeletonizer - Hodges#4624 - Harrisina americana Grape Skeletonizer - Harrisina americana We're thinking Neoilliberis fusca - 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.