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Species Donacaula uxorialis - Hodges#5323

Hodges#5323 - Donacaula uxorialis
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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 uxorialis (Donacaula uxorialis - Hodges#5323)
Hodges Number
5323
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
original combination Schoenobius uxorialis Dyar 1921
transferred to Donacaula Munroe, 1983
* phylogenetic sequence # 158725
Identification
Adults - yellowish white, irrorated with brown; costal margin with yellowish white scales, brown spot in discal cell; a series of three spots along CuP, one near base of wing, one at middle of CuP, and one below discal spot; some specimens with an oblique line of spots from apex toward middle of inner margin, becoming indistinct at CuP. Hindwings and abdomen yellowish white (Martinez, 2010)
Range
known from Florida and Texas (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)