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Family Lyonetiidae - Lyonet Moths

leafminer - Paraleucoptera albella Very tiny white moth - Leucoptera Lyonetia latistrigella, 0470? - Lyonetia St. Andrews leaf miner on Smilax rotundifolia SA37 2015 1 - Proleucoptera smilaciella Blotch mine of Populus deltoides - Paraleucoptera albella Nemapogon? - Lyonetia prunifoliella St. Andrews leaf miner on Smilax glauca SA251 2015 2 - Proleucoptera smilaciella Salix miner - Lyonetia
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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.