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Family Lyonetiidae - Lyonet Moths

leafminer - Paraleucoptera albella Lyonetiidae- Leucoptera laburnella - Leucoptera laburnella Proleucoptera smilaciella blotch mine on Laburnum - Leucoptera laburnella moth - Lyonetia Blotch mine of Populus deltoides - Paraleucoptera albella St. Andrews leaf miner on Smilax glauca SA251 2015 2 - Proleucoptera smilaciella Leucoptera pachystimella? ex Paxistima myrsinites - Leucoptera pachystimella
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Yponomeutoidea (Ermine Moths and kin)
Family Lyonetiidae (Lyonet Moths)
Explanation of Names
Lyonetiidae from the type genus Lyonetia (Hübner), in honor of naturalist Pierre Lyonet (1708–1789). (1)
Numbers
About 22 species in 10 genera.
Internet References
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.