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Notodontidae
930033.007902Datana ministra (Drury, 1773) – Yellow-necked Caterpillar
Distribution Data for Datana ministra
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Synonymy: Phalaena ministra Drury, 1773
Datana ruficollis Walker, 1862
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • 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: 141; pl. A-5, figs. 1-3 (order).
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 33.54m; p. 249. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
  • Species page at Moths of North Dakota.
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