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Species Datana chiriquensis - Hodges#7914

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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 chiriquensis (Datana chiriquensis - Hodges#7914)
Hodges Number
7914
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Datana chiriquensis Dyar, 1895
Phylogenetic sequence # 930045 (1)
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 13 species of the genus Datana in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Wingspan about 60 mm. (Dyar)
Identification
The original description is available online in the print references below.
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (2)
Range
Arizona. (3)
Season
Adults are most common from June to August.
Food
Unknown, possibly oak.
See Also
Many Datana species are similar. Range can be helpful for some species.
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Dyar, H.G., 1895. A new Datana. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 3(1): 167.