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930033.107902.1Datana californica – Dyar, 1890

Marius Aurelian - British Columbia
Distribution: Southern BC to mid California
Field Marks:
The only far western species in the genus Datana with scalloped forewing outer margin. This typically pale species may be darker at the northern end of its range.
Taxonomic Notes: Datana californica Dyar, 1890 is raised from synonymy of 7902 Datana ministra (Drury, 1773), MONA Fascicle 22.1A: 142.
Datana californica
LG – Canadian Nat'l. Coll.

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