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Noctuidae
931493.009280Acronicta insularis – Marsh Dagger – (Herrich-Schäffer, 1868)

© Carol Wolf
Distribution: Holotype locality: New York.
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Taxonomic Notes: Acronicta insularis (Herrich-Schäffer, 1868) includes as a synonym 9280 Simyra henrici, Revista Brasileira de Zoologia, 19: 352.
This species was formerly in the genus Simyra, Systematic Entomology. 41: 416-429.
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.
  • Becker, V.O., 2002. The Noctuoidea (Lepidoptera) from Cuba described by Herrich-Schäffer and Gundlach in the Gundlach Collection, Havana. Revista Brasileira de Zoologia, 19: 349-391.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 50.45.; p. 283. Book Review and ordering
  • Rota, J., B.V. Zacharczenko, N. Wahlberg, R. Zahiri, B.C. Schmidt, B.C., and D.L. Wagner, 2016. Phylogenetic relationships of Acronictinae with discussion of the abdominal courtship brush in Noctuidae (Lepidoptera). Systematic Entomology, 41: 416-429.
  • Schmidt, B.C. & G.G. Anweiler, 2020. Noctuidae (Part) Pantheinae, Raphiinae, Balsinae, Acronictinae. The Moths of North America, Fascicle 25.4: 227; pl. A-18, figs. 25-36 (adult); pl. 27, fig. 3 (♂ gen.); pl. 43, fig. 2 (♀ gen.); pl. L-16, figs. 7, 8 (larva) (order).
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Acronicta insularis
© Nolie Schneider
Acronicta insularis
© David Silsbee
Acronicta insularis
© David Silsbee
Acronicta insularis
© Nolie Schneider
Acronicta insularis
© Robin McLeod
Acronicta insularis
© Martha Reinhardt
Acronicta insularis
© Robert Bercha
Acronicta insularis
© Jason Dombroskie
Acronicta insularis
© Machele White
Acronicta insularis
© David Reed
Acronicta insularis
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Acronicta insularis
37mm – © Jim Vargo
Acronicta insularis
© Bob Moul

Acronicta insularis
© Jane & John Balaban LG

Acronicta insularis
© Machele White

Acronicta insularis
© Ilona Loser LG

Acronicta insularis
© Janice Stiefel
5th instar
Acronicta insularis
© Larry Clarfeld LG

Acronicta insularis
© Larry Clarfeld LG

Acronicta insularis
© Marty Robinson LG

Acronicta insularis
© Stephen Cresswell LG

Acronicta insularis
© Steve Kortum LG

Acronicta insularis
© Tom Murray LG

Acronicta insularis
© Machele White


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