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Genus Harrisina

IM 039 - Harrisina americana blue-black moth-like insect - Harrisina metallica Fresh eggs - Harrisina americana grapeleaf skeletonizer moth - Harrisina americana - male grapeleaf skeletonizer moth - Harrisina americana - male Western Grapeleaf Skeletonizer - Harrisina metallica Harrisina metallica Western Grapeleaf Skeletonizer - Harrisina metallica 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