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Taxonomy Notes: Donacaula albicostellus (Fernald, 1888), listed as a subspecies of 5316 Donacaula melinellus (Clemens, 1860) in the 1983 Hodges Checklist, is informally raised to full species status in Martinez (2010) (dissertation).
National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022!
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