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931454.009237Acronicta interrupta (Guenée, 1852) – Interrupted Dagger

© Mark Dreiling - DNA
Distribution: Type locality: Morehead, KY.
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Synonymy: Acronycta interrupta Guenée, 1852
Acronycta elisabeta Smith, 1907
Acronicta elizabeta Barnes & McDunnough, 1917
Acronycta occidentalis Grote & Robinson, 1866
Acronycta sagittaria Harris, 1869
  • 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: 202; pl. A-14, figs. 5-8 (adult); pl. 24, fig. 6 (♂ gen.); pl. 41, fig. 4 (♀ gen.); pl. L-12, figs. 1, 2 (larva) (order).
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
Acronicta interrupta
© Robin Mcleod
Acronicta interrupta
© Nolie Schneider
Acronicta interrupta
© John Lee
Acronicta interrupta
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Acronicta interrupta
38mm – © Jim Vargo
Acronicta interrupta
© M. J. Hatfield

Acronicta interrupta
© John G. Franclemont CUIC LG

Acronicta interrupta
© John G. Franclemont CUIC LG

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