Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1150466

American Dagger Moth
Acronicta americana

Observation date: August 23, 2017
Submitted by: sonyabegonia
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: January 03, 2018
Coordinator notes: Your ID is correct. Commonly found caterpillar of later summer in yards and gardens, crawling off to find a place to cocoon. Sorry for the delay in getting to your submission. Thanks, Mike
Checklist region(s): Denver County, United States, Colorado