Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1104838

Contracted Datana
Datana contracta

Observation date: July 27, 2016
Submitted by: ammodramus88
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This moth was found on a night when we put a sheet with CFL lights out on the deck at Plainsboro Preserve. Rather than coming to the sheet, it landed on one of the building's windows (the building lights were also on).
Status: Resident
Verified by: BarbSendelbach
Verified date: May 16, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Partner project: National Moth Week
Checklist region(s): United States, New Jersey, Middlesex County