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Species Datana californica - Hodges#7902.1

Yellow-necked caterpillar - Datana californica - female California Datana - Datana californica Yellow-necked Caterpillar Moth - Datana californica Yellow-necked Caterpillar Moth - Datana californica Yellow-necked Caterpillar Moth - Datana californica
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Notodontidae (Prominent Moths)
Subfamily Phalerinae
Genus Datana
Species californica (Datana californica - Hodges#7902.1)
Hodges Number
7902.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Datana californica Dyar, 1890
Explanation of Names
Datana californica Dyar, 1890 is raised from synonymy of Datana ministra (Drury, 1773) (1).
Range
Southern BC to mid California
Print References
Datana ministra is darker and found west of the Rockies.
Works Cited
1.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 22.1A
Miller, J.S., D.L. Wagner, P.A. Opler & J.D. Lafontaine. 2018. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems