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Species Donacaula melinellus - Hodges#5316

Donacaula melinellus - male Donacaula sp. moth - Donacaula melinellus - female Donacaula melinellus - female crambid snout moth - Donacaula melinellus - female Donacaula melinellus - female Donacaula melinellus - female Donacaula melinellus - female Crambidae  - Donacaula melinellus - female
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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
Species melinellus (Donacaula melinellus - Hodges#5316)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Donacaula melinellus (Clemens, 1860)(1)
Syn. = Donacaula melinella
Schoenobius melinellus
Chilo melinellus Clemens, 1860
FWL ≈ 21–34 mm (2)
Michigan to Ontario and east to Maine, south to Florida and west to Texas and Arizona.
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Works Cited
1.Contributions to American lepidopterology - No. 5.
Brackenridge Clemens. 1860. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 12: 203-221.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems