Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1187192

Contracted Datana
Datana contracta

Observation date: September 11, 2018
Submitted by: Elizabeth Wolfe
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: About 25 of these caterpillars "rained" (fell) down from Red Oak tree onto driveway! Immediately crawled in various directions.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: December 18, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Tennessee, Hamilton County