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Species Donacaula roscidellus - Hodges#5321

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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
Species roscidellus (Donacaula roscidellus - Hodges#5321)
Hodges Number
5321
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
original combination Schoenobius roscidellus Dyar, 1917
transfered to Donacaula by Munroe, 1983
synonym Schoenobius bicolorellus Hoffmann, 1932 (synonymized by Martinez, 2010)
* phylogenetic sequence # 158675
Numbers
one of 12 species in this genus in North America listed at All-Leps
Size
wingspan about 18 mm, based on photo of pinned specimen at MPG
Identification
Adult: forewing light brown with pale veins and distinct dark discal spot; hindwing white
Range
Florida to Texas; Kentucky (Martinez, 2010)
Print References
Martínez, Edda Lis (2010) A REVISION OF THE NEW WORLD SPECIES OF DONACAULA MEYRICK AND A PHYLOGENETIC ANALYSIS OF RELATED SCHOENOBIINAE (LEPIDOPTERA: CRAMBIDAE) (PDF download)
Internet References
live and pinned adult images by various photographers (Moth Photographers Group)
11 pinned adult images and site location map showing presence in Florida and Louisiana (All-Leps)
distribution (Dalton State College, Georgia)