Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 937866

Contracted Datana
Datana contracta

Observation date: October 13, 2013
Date notes: Date is exact.
Submitted by: bonnies butterflYS
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Caterpillars are defoliating oaks (excluding live oaks) in Llano County Texas. Defoliation begins at tree tops and continues downward throughout tree. Fall weather has been wetter and cooler than usual for this area.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: November 11, 2013
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Llano County, Texas, United States