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Noctuidae
931465.009244Acronicta modica – Hesitant Dagger – (Walker, 1856)

Ken Childs
Distribution: Type locality: New York.
Taxonomic Notes: Acronicta modica (Walker, 1856) includes as synonym 9245 Acronicta haesitata (Grote, 1882) in Schmidt & Anweiler (2020), MONA Fascicle 25.4: 147.
Specimens previously identified as this species refer to 9242.1 Acronicta immodica Schmidt & Anweiler, 2020, n. sp., MONA Fascicle 25.4: 145.
References
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: some specimens may not be sequenced and DNA barcode does not ensure correct identification.
  • Schmidt, B.C. & G.G. Anweiler, 2020. Noctuidae (Part) Pantheinae, Raphiinae, Balsinae, Acronictinae. The Moths of North America, Fascicle 25.4: 147; pl. A-8, figs. 21-34 (adult); pl. 19, fig. 3 (♂ gen.); pl. 37, fig. 5 (♀ gen.); pl. L-6, fig. 4 (larva) (order).
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Walker, F., 1856. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum, 9: 56.
Acronicta modica
Bob Patterson
Acronicta modica
Larry Line
Acronicta modica
Nolie Schneider
Acronicta modica
Carol Wolf [T]
Acronicta modica
LG – Jim Troubridge
Acronicta modica
LG – Jim Troubridge
Acronicta modica
35mm – Jim Vargo
Acronicta modica
Jason Dombroskie

Acronicta modica
Bob Barber

Acronicta modica
Martha Reinhardt
sp. complex

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