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Noctuidae
931421.009200Acronicta americana (Harris, 1841) – American Dagger

© Mark Dreiling - DNA
Distribution: Type locality: [Massachusetts], [MCZ?].
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Apatela americana Harris, 1841
Acronycta acericola Guenée, 1852
Acronycta eldora Smith, 1905
Apatela obscura Edwards, 1886
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • 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: 155; pl. A-10, figs. 6-13 (adult); pl. 20, fig. 2 (♂ gen.); pl. 38, fig. 2 (♀ gen.); pl. L-7, fig. 6 (larva) (order).
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
Acronicta americana
© Scott Nelson
Acronicta americana
© Jason Dombroskie
Acronicta americana
© Bob Patterson
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© Larry Line
Acronicta americana
© Machele White
Acronicta americana
© Nolie Schneider
Acronicta americana
© Ken Childs
Acronicta americana
52mm – © Jim Vargo
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© Bob Moul

Acronicta americana
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Acronicta americana
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Acronicta americana
© Jason Dombroskie

Acronicta americana
© Jason Dombroskie

Acronicta americana
© Anthony W. Thomas

Acronicta americana
© Anthony W. Thomas

Acronicta americana
© John G. Franclemont CUIC LG

Acronicta americana
© John G. Franclemont CUIC LG


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