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Genus Argyresthia

Moth - Argyresthia alternatella Bronze Alder Moth - Argyresthia calliphanes moth - Argyresthia tiny  - Argyresthia oreasella Moth - Argyresthia Unknown Moth - Argyresthia Argyresthia calliphanes? or A. goedartella? - Argyresthia calliphanes Moth - Argyresthia calliphanes
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Yponomeutoidea (Ermine Moths and kin)
Family Argyresthiidae (Shiny Head-Standing Moths)
Genus Argyresthia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Argyrosetia Stephens, 1829
Oligos Treitschke, 1830
Ederesa Curtis, 1833
Ismene Stephens, 1834
Blastotere Ratzeburg, 1840
Paraargyresthia Moriuti, 1969
Explanation of Names
Argyresthia Hübner 1825
Greek 'silver dress'(1)
Throughout North America and Eurasia
Larvae mine tree leaves
See Also
images showing differences between A. oreasella and some other Argyresthia spp.
Print References
Freeman T.N. (1972) The coniferous feeding species of Argyresthia in Canada (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutidae). Can. Entomol. 104: 687‒697
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.
2.Revision of the American moths of the genus Argyresthia.
August Busck. 1907. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 32: 5-24, pl.4-5.