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Genus Harrisina

unknown moth - Harrisina metallica Grapeleaf Skeletonizer Moth - Hodges #4624 - Harrisina americana Grapeleaf Skeletonizer Caterpillar - Hodges #4624 - Harrisina americana Unidentified Insect - Harrisina Caterpillar - Harrisina americana Grapeleaf Skeletonizer - Hodges#4624 - Harrisina americana Grapeleaf Skeletonizer caterpillar - Harrisina americana Grapeleaf Skeletonizer Moth - Harrisina americana
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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 lists three species for North America
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