Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1180321

Yellow-necked Caterpillar Moth
Datana ministra

Observation date: August 13, 2018
Submitted by: Bwomack
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Caterpillars were found in two groups. The day was hot in the mid 90s..They were devouring the complete leaf and acorns were falling off as they ate. These were in a saw tooth oak tree.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: September 04, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Tangipahoa Parish, United States, Louisiana