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Crambidae
800712.005316.2Donacaula albicostellus – (Fernald, 1888)
Distribution Data for Donacaula albicostellus
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Taxonomic Notes: 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).
References
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: some specimens may not be sequenced and DNA barcode does not ensure correct 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
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