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Family Lyonetiidae

Philonome Moth - Hodges #0462 - Philonome clemensella Moth Philonome Moth - Hodges #0462 - Philonome clemensella Tiny microlepidoptera? - Philonome clemensella Smilax spp. inhabitants - Proleucoptera smilaciella Lyonetiidae- Leucoptera laburnella - Leucoptera laburnella Lyonetia latistrigella, 0470? - Lyonetia Proleucoptera smilaciella
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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 Yponomeutoidea
Family Lyonetiidae
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.