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Family Lyonetiidae - Lyonet Moths

Smilax spp. inhabitants - Proleucoptera smilaciella Proleucoptera smilaciella Smilax Leaf Blotch ID Request - Proleucoptera smilaciella Paraleucoptera albella Lyonetia latistrigella, 0470 - Lyonetia latistrigella fuzzy headed micro St. Andrews leaf miner on Smilax rotundifolia SA37 2015 2 - Proleucoptera smilaciella St. Andrews leaf miner on Smilax glauca Marmara smilacisella maybe 2015 1 - Proleucoptera smilaciella
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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)
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.