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80a1285 – 5316.1   Donacaula dispersellus (Robinson, 1870)

Carl Barrentine
Distribution: Type locality: Snyder Heights, Ithaca [Tompkins Co.], New York.
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Synonymy: Schoenobius dispersellus Robinson, 1870
Taxonomic Notes: Donacaula dispersellus (Robinson, 1870), listed as a subspecies of 5316 Donacaula melinellus (Clemens, 1860) in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist), is raised to full species status in Martinez (2010) (dissertation).
  • 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 dispersellus
Mark Dreiling
Donacaula dispersellus
Mark Dreiling
Donacaula dispersellus
Mark Dreiling - DNA
Donacaula dispersellus
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Donacaula dispersellus
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