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North American Lepidoptera Genitalia Library
Crambidae
8007125316.2Donacaula albicostellus (Fernald, 1888)
  • Donacaula albicostellus (Fernald, 1888), listed as a subspecies of 5316 Donacaula melinellus (Clemens, 1860) in the 1983 Hodges Checklist, is informally raised to full species status in Martinez (2010) (dissertation).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Martinez, E.L., 2010. A revision of the New World species of Donacaula Meyrick and a phylogenetic analysis of related Schoenobiinae (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). Mississippi State University, 1-234.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net

Donacaula albicostellus
- Anthony W. Thomas
Collected by Tom Murray - MA

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