Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1144076

Medium Dagger Moth
Acronicta modica

Observation date: September 26, 2017
Submitted by: Louise Dawson
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found curled up on a white oak leaf, low branch. Covered in silk. Collected it, and within two days the caterpillar turned orange and began pupation.
Status: Unknown
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: February 07, 2021
Coordinator notes: Synonym for Acronicta haesitata. First BAMONA sighting for MI.
Checklist region(s): Genesee County, Michigan, United States