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Notodontidae
930045.107914Datana perfusa – Dyar, 1923

Charles W. Melton - DNA
Distribution: Southeast Arizona and possibly southwest New Mexico and into Mexico.
Similar Species: 7913 - Datana neomexicana is paler but apparently cannot be separated by DNA barcode.
7908 - Datana perspicua Grote & Robinson, 1865
Other species in the genus Datana.
Taxonomic Notes: Datana perfusa Dyar, 1923 is raised from synonymy of 7908 D. perspicua Grote & Robinson, 1865 to full species status and includes D. rotundata Draudt, 1934 and D. chiriquensis of authors not Dyar, 1895 as new synonyms, MONA Fascicle 22.1A: 160.
References
Datana perfusa
Charles Melton - DNA
Datana perfusa
Charles Melton - DNA
Datana perfusa
Jane & John Balaban
Datana perfusa
Salvador Vitanza - cf. perfusa
Datana perfusa
Charles W. Melton - DNA
Datana perfusa
48mm – Jim Vargo

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