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Genus Donacaula

Long-beaked Donacaula - Donacaula longirostrellus Long-beaked Donacaula? - Donacaula 5316 Donacaula melinella ??? - Donacaula Crambidae: Donacaula  - Donacaula Moth H - Donacaula 5320 – Donacaula amblyptepennis - Donacaula longirostrellus Donacaula melinellus? - Donacaula Donacaula sp. moth - Donacaula
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Classification
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
Numbers
There are 12 species of the genus Donacaula in America north of Mexico. (1)
Food
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.