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930042 – 7911   Datana ranaeceps (Guérin-Méneville, 1844)
             Post-burn Datana
Distribution Data for Datana ranaeceps
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Synonymy: Sericaria ranaeceps Guérin-Méneville, 1844
Datana floridana Graef, 1880
Datana palmii Beutenmüller, 1890
  • 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: 156; pl. A-7, figs. 7-12 (order).
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Datana ranaeceps
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