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Genus Donacaula

moth - Donacaula Donacaula melinellus - Hodges#5316 (Donacaula melinellus) - Donacaula melinellus Crambidae: Donacaula melinellus - Donacaula melinellus Donacaula Donacaula melinellus Donacaula Donacaula sp. moth #2 - Donacaula Small Donacaula sp. - Donacaula
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pyraloidea (Pyralid and Crambid Snout Moths)
Family Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily Schoenobiinae
Genus Donacaula
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Donacaula Meyrick, 1890
There are 12 species of the genus Donacaula in America north of Mexico. (1)
Donacaula dispersella bores in stems of spikerushes (Eleocharis).
Print References
Frohne, W. C. 1939. Observations on the biology of three semiaquatic lacustrine moths. Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 58(3):327-348.
Meyrick, E. 1890. Additions to the Cicindelidae fauna of Mexico, with remarks on some of the previously-recorded species. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London. 1890(13): 466.