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Genus Argyria

Mother-of-pearl Moth - Argyria nummulalis Argyria rufisignella - Argyria nummulalis Milky Urola Moth - Argyria lacteella Argyria lacteella Argyria lacteella Milky Urola Moth - Argyria lacteella Crambid? - Argyria lacteella Unknown Lepidoptera - Argyria lacteella
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pyraloidea (Pyralid and Crambid Snout Moths)
Family Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily Crambinae (Crambine Snout Moths)
Tribe Argyriini
Genus Argyria
Explanation of Names
Greek word argyros meaning silver.(1)
Numbers
4 species occur in America north of Mexico.
Print References
(2)
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.Argyriini (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) of Mississippi and Alabama with a redescription of Argyria rufisignella (Zeller)
Edda L. Martinez, Richard L. Brown. 2007. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 61(2): 78-83.