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Datana Moth

Datana sp.


Family: Notodontidae (Prominent Moths). Length: 21-27 mm. Tawny Brown FW often has reddish shading. Head is red/orange. Blackish orbicular spots. Black dashes. Brownish shading on sings. Long dashes at tip of wings that are scalloped.


Woodlands, meadows where host plants are found. (Blueberry, birch, hickory, witch hazel, and other deciduous trees. Came to porch light.

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Carol Snow Milne
Spotted by
Carol Snow Milne

penna, USA

Spotted on Jul 22, 2014
Submitted on Oct 21, 2014

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