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Family Lyonetiidae - Lyonet Moths

Tiny moth-like insect - Paraleucoptera albella Nemapogon? - Lyonetia prunifoliella Salix miner - Lyonetia Lost Lake leaf miner on Alnus LL4 2017 5 - Lyonetia St. Andrews leaf miner on Smilax rotundifolia SA1442 2018 1 - Proleucoptera smilaciella Proleucoptera smilaciella? - Proleucoptera smilaciella Proleucoptera smilaciella Leucoptera erythrinella
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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.