Datana contracta Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Lepidoptera Family: Notodontidae Genus: Datana Species: D. contracta Binomial name Datana contracta
The wingspan is 35-50 mm.
The larvae have been recorded feeding on the foliage of blueberries, hickories, oaks, sycamore, and witch-hazel. In Alabama, it has been found on water, laurel and sawtooth oaks.
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