Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Harrisina

Western Grape Skeletonizer - Harrisina metallica Grapeleaf Skeletonizer Moth - Harrisina americana Harrisina americana  - Harrisina americana Caterpillar - Harrisina americana Zygaenidae, Grapeleaf Skeletonizer, larval shed - Harrisina americana Harrisina metallica Harrisina americana (Grapeleaf Skeletonizer) 4624 1 - Harrisina Black moth with orange face - 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