|Common name: Spotted datana/
Identification: Rfw 21 mm, Fw outer margin even,
groundcolor yellow0brown with darker transverse lines, reniform set off
as a dark spot. Hw light
yellow. Protibia with terminal claw visible and not hidden within
the vestiture as in other Datana species.
Similar species: 7902,7903,
Distribution: Throughout southern Canada and United States.
Hosts: Larval feed on Sumac- Rhus and Qak- Quercus.
Note: Datana species can be recognized by the
contrastingly dark thoracic scales, short palpi, and fasciculate
ND. Morton Co., Hebron. 7- VII- 1937.
Fasciculate antennae of D. perspicua.