Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1272012

Spotted Datana
Datana perspicua

Observation date: August 27, 2020
Submitted by: Jswell
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Caterpillars on a pink blueberry bush. We live in Travelers Rest, SC 29690.
Status: Resident
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: August 29, 2020
Coordinator notes: Datana sp.