Aglais and Homonomy

Doug Yanega dyanega at
Fri Jun 11 12:35:09 EDT 1999

Worse news, moth fans: there is also a mollusc genus named "Smerinthus". I
also see there's a freshwater mollusc family "Sphaeriidae", as well, which
explains why the beetle family "Sphaeriidae" was recently changed to
"Microsporidae". Some homonyms just take longer to stumble across, I guess.


Doug Yanega       Dept. of Entomology           Entomology Research Museum
Univ. of California - Riverside, Riverside, CA 92521
phone: (909) 787-4315
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