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80a1289 – 5319   Donacaula longirostrallus (Clemens, 1860)
             Long-beaked Donacaula

Tom Murray
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Synonymy: Chilo longirostrallus Clemens, 1860
Schoenobius amblyptepennis Dyar, 1917
Tinea forficella of authors not Thunberg, 1794
Donacaula longirostrellus of authors, [no date]
Taxonomic Notes: Donacaula longirostrallus (Clemens, 1860) informally includes as a synonym 5320 Donacaula amblyptepennis, Martinez (2010) (dissertation).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Clemens, B., 1860. Contributions to American lepidopterology. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 12: 205.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • 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 Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Donacaula longirostrallus
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Donacaula longirostrallus
[T] - Bob Patterson
Donacaula longirostrallus
17mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Donacaula longirostrallus
- 27mm - LG – Jim Vargo

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