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930037 – 7906   Datana contracta Walker, 1855
             Contracted Datana
Distribution Data for Datana contracta
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Synonymy: Datana contracta Walker, 1855
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Miller, J.S., D.L. Wagner, P.A. Opler & J.D. Lafontaine, 2018. Drepanoidea, Doidae; Noctuoidea, Notodontidae (Part): Pygaerinae, Notodontinae, Cerurinae, Phalerinae, Periergosinae, Dudusinae, Hemiceratinae. The Moths of America north of Mexico, Fascicle 22.1A: 147; pl. A-5, figs. 22-27 (order).
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Datana contracta
Larry Line
Datana contracta
Steve Walter
Datana contracta
Bob Patterson
Datana contracta
50mm – Jim Vargo
Datana contracta
35mm - NM – Jim Vargo
Datana contracta
41mm - NM – Jim Vargo
Datana contracta
Charles Lewallen

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