Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1126464

Funerary Dagger Moth
Acronicta funeralis

Observation date: July 15, 2017
Submitted by: Michelle.oborn
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Warm day spent at a backyard wedding reception, found this guy crawling on my husband's leg. Kind of suctions on with the back most legs. Front three pairs of legs more sharp looking, middle four sets of legs more suction looking, last set of legs suction, too. Some space between each set of legs. Antenna are branching on the front. Black body with yellow spots and orangeish eyes. Long "hairs" with balls on the end all down body.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: March 27, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Oregon, Lane County