Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1054695

Exiled Dagger Moth
Acronicta exilis

Observation date: May 11, 2015
Submitted by: wildreturn
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Phillip E. Koenig
Verified date: October 09, 2015
Coordinator notes: On Acronicta modica, the PM band is a series of black dashes with white on the proximal side. This specimen looks more like A. exilis to me. Both species are resident in Missouri.
Checklist region(s): Lincoln County, Missouri, United States