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Noctuidae
931478.009264Acronicta longa (Guenée, 1852) – Long-winged Dagger

© Mark Dreiling - DNA
Distribution: Type locality: 5421 NW 69th Lane, Blues Creek, Alachua Co., Gainsville, FL.
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Acronycta longa Guenée, 1852
Apatela pallidicoma Grote, 1878
[unknown] set Barnes & Benjamin, 1927
Acronycta xyliniformis Guenée, 1852
Acronycta xylinoides Guenée, 1852
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Schmidt, B.C. & G.G. Anweiler, 2020. Noctuidae (Part) Pantheinae, Raphiinae, Balsinae, Acronictinae. The Moths of North America, Fascicle 25.4: 244; pl. A-17, figs. 1-8 (adult); pl. 29, fig. 2 (♂ gen.); pl. 44, fig. 4 (♀ gen.); pl. L-17, figs. 1-4. (larva) (order).
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
Acronicta longa
© Carol Wolf
Acronicta longa
© Ken Childs
Acronicta longa
© Carol Wolf
Acronicta longa
© Ken Childs
Acronicta longa
© Gary Anweiler
Acronicta longa
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Acronicta longa
- 36mm – © Jim Vargo
Acronicta longa
- 36mm – © Jim Vargo
Acronicta longa
© David Arbour LG

Acronicta longa
© John G. Franclemont CUIC LG

Acronicta longa
© John G. Franclemont CUIC LG


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