Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1306615

Spotted Datana
Datana perspicua

Observation date: August 12, 2021
Date notes: Noticed a branch of one of my blueberry bushes with leaves eaten off it. Found these guys on the branch above.
Submitted by: mattbperry
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: First time to see these in my life. My friend who works in landscaping and gardening has also never come across them. I found them on two different blueberry bushes. It has been very hot and very dry in Arkansas for the last week.
Status: Resident
Verified by: owlbyr
Verified date: September 15, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Arkansas, Pulaski County