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Noctuidae
931445.009229Acronicta hasta – Cherry Dagger – (Guenée, 1852)

© Carol Wolf
Distribution: Type locality: North America.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: Select/reselect View by Region on the related species page.)
Taxonomic Notes: Acronicta hasta (Guenée, 1852) includes as a synonym Acronicta furcifera [9228] in Forbes (1954), overlooked syn. in the Hodges 1983 checklist, corrected by Rings et al. (1992), ZooKeys, 40: 136.
References
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Lafontaine J.D. & B.C. Schmidt, 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. ZooKeys, 40: 1-239.
  • Schmidt, B.C. & G.G. Anweiler, 2020. Noctuidae (Part) Pantheinae, Raphiinae, Balsinae, Acronictinae. The Moths of North America, Fascicle 25.4: 200; pl. A-14, figs. 1-4 (adult); pl. 24, fig. 5 (♂ gen.); pl. 41, fig. 3 (♀ gen.); pl. L-11, figs. 5, 6 (larva) (order).
  • Species page at E. H. Strickland Museum.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Acronicta hasta
© Ren Tumlison
Acronicta hasta
© Bill Johnson
Acronicta hasta
© David Reed
Acronicta hasta
© Larry Line
Acronicta hasta
© Nolie Schneider
Acronicta hasta
© Nolie Schneider
Acronicta hasta
© Jason Dombroskie
Acronicta hasta
© Jason Dombroskie
Acronicta hasta
43mm – © Jim Vargo
Acronicta hasta
40mm – © Jim Vargo
Acronicta hasta
© Canadian National Collection LG

Acronicta hasta
© Bob Moul

Acronicta hasta
© Janice Stiefel
3rd instar
Acronicta hasta
© Jason Dombroskie

Acronicta hasta
© Janice Stiefel
5th instar
Acronicta hasta
© Troy Bartlett

Acronicta hasta
© Janice Stiefel
1st instar
Acronicta hasta
© John G. Franclemont CUIC LG

Acronicta hasta
© Tom Bentley


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