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Genus Antispila

moth June 13 2008 1d - Antispila Heliozelidae, Shield Bearer Moth - Antispila Leigh Farm Park leaf miner on Vitis species D781 2017 1 - Antispila Blotch mine on Vitis riparia, with cut-outs - Antispila Lake Crabtree leaf miner on Nyssa sylvatica D1204 Antispila nyssaefoliella 2018 2 - Antispila nysaefoliella Pennsylvania Moth - Antispila Antispila nysaefoliella Antispila sp. - Antispila
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Adeloidea (Fairy Moths and kin)
Family Heliozelidae (Shield Bearer Moths)
Genus Antispila
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Antispila Hübner, 1825
Explanation of Names
Generic epithet Antispila is Greek meaning "opposite (the) spot." (1)
Numbers
Antispila includes eleven described species in America north of Mexico.
Print References
Hübner, J. [1825]. Verzeichniss bekannter Schmettlinge. 419
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.