Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Datana californica (Dyar, 1890)

Family: Notodontidae
Identification: The only far western species in the genus Datana with scalloped forewing outer margin. This typically pale species may be darker at the northern end of its range.
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Range: Southern BC to mid California
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Taxonomy Notes: Datana californica (Dyar, 1890) is raised from synonymy of Datana ministra (Drury, 1773)
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