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931430.009209Acronicta radcliffei (Harvey, 1875) – Radcliffe's Dagger

John Davis
Distribution: Type locality: Lakehurst, Ocean Co., NJ.
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Synonymy: Apatela radcliffei Harvey, 1875
Acronicta vancouverensis Strand, 1916
  • 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: 199; pl. A-13, figs. 40-45 (adult); pl. 24, fig. 4 (♂ gen.); pl. 41, fig. 2 (♀ gen.); pl. L-10, figs. 7, 8 (larva) (order).
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
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Larry Line
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Jason Roberts
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Libby & Rick Avis - DNA
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Carol Wolf
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Ken Childs
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Gary Anweiler
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37mm – Jim Vargo
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Bob Barber LG

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Bob Barber LG

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Canadian National Collection LG

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