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Genus Harrisina

Grapeleaf Skeletonizer - Harrisina americana Unidentified Insect - Harrisina Harrisina americana At Madera Canyon too - Harrisina metallica Harrisina coracina (Clemens) - Harrisina coracina Black and orange insect - Harrisina americana Yellow/black/white caterpillar - Harrisina americana Harrisina americana
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Zygaenoidea (Flannel, Slug Caterpillar, Leaf Skeletonizer Moths and kin)
Family Zygaenidae (Leaf Skeletonizer Moths)
Subfamily Procridinae
Genus Harrisina
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Harrisina Packard, 1864
Explanation of Names
Likely named for the American entomologist TW Harris.
Numbers
Nearctica.com lists three species for North America
americana
coracina
metallica
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - photograph of pinned adults representing all three North American species and related species.
Moths of Southeast Arizona photograph of pinned Harrisina metallica