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Genus Lampronia

Moth - Lampronia oregonella Lampronia sublustris Prodoxidae - Yucca Moths - Lampronia Lampronia aenescens moth - Lampronia Lampronia species - Lampronia oregonella Lampronia oregonella Lampronia sublustris
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Adeloidea (Fairy Moths and kin)
Family Prodoxidae (Yucca Moths)
Subfamily Lamproniinae
Genus Lampronia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lampronia Stephens, 1829
Tanysaccus Davis, 1978
Explanation of Names
Generic epithet Lampronia is from Greek meaning "brilliant, bright." (1)
8 species in our area.
Print References
Stephens, J.F. 1829. A systematic catalogue of British insects : being an attempt to arrange all the hitherto discovered indigenous insects in accordance with their natural affinities. 226
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.