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931477.5 – 9258   Acronicta sperata (Grote, 1873)

Nolie Schneider
Distribution: Type locality: NY, PA.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Acronycta sperata Grote, 1873
Acronycta speratina Smith, 1905
  • 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: 232; pl. A-16, figs. 41-45 (adult); pl. 27, fig. 4 (♂ gen.); pl. 43, fig. 4 (♀ gen.); pl. L-14, fig. 5. (larva) (order).
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Species page at Moths of North Dakota.
Acronicta sperata
LG – Jim Troubridge
Acronicta sperata
32mm – Jim Vargo
Acronicta sperata
John G. Franclemont CUIC LG

Acronicta sperata
John G. Franclemont CUIC LG

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