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Noctuidae
931419.89 – 9247   Acronicta tristis (Smith, 1911)
             Sad Dagger

- [T] Gen. - Jim Sogaard
Distribution: Type locality: Springfield, MA.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Acronycta tristis Smith, 1911
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Schmidt, B.C. & G.G. Anweiler, 2020. Noctuidae (Part) Pantheinae, Raphiinae, Balsinae, Acronictinae. The Moths of North America, Fascicle 25.4: 152; pl. A-9, figs. 33-48(adult); pl. 19, fig. 6 (♂ gen.); pl. 37, fig. 8 (♀ gen.); pl. L75, figs. 1-3 (larva) (order).
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Acronicta tristis
Jason Dombroskie
Acronicta tristis
Jason Dombroskie
Acronicta tristis
LG – Jim Troubridge
Acronicta tristis
LG – Jim Troubridge
Acronicta tristis
34mm – Jim Vargo
Acronicta tristis
John G. Franclemont CUIC LG


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