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931427.2 – 9241.1   Acronicta heitzmani Covell & Metzler, 1992
             Heitzman's Dagger

Andrew Reago
Distribution: Type locality: Harry S. Truman State Park, near Warsaw, Benton Co., MO.
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Synonymy: Acronicta heitzmani Covell & Metzler, 1992
Taxonomic Notes: Acronicta heitzmani Covell & Metzler, 1992, n. sp.: Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 46: 220-232.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Schmidt, B.C. & G.G. Anweiler, 2020. Noctuidae (Part) Pantheinae, Raphiinae, Balsinae, Acronictinae. The Moths of North America, Fascicle 25.4: 172; pl. A-12, figs. 29-34 (adult); pl. 21, fig. 5 (♂ gen.); pl. 38, fig. 1 (♀ gen.) (order).
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Acronicta heitzmani
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Acronicta heitzmani
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