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Family Lyonetiidae - Lyonet Moths

Tiny moth found on bayberry - Lyonetia Lyonetia latistrigella, 0470? - Lyonetia Blotch mine of Populus deltoides - Paraleucoptera albella Tiny Moth - Proleucoptera smilaciella Lyonetia colonial mine on Populus deltoides - Paraleucoptera albella Hopper? Proleucoptera smilaciella
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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.