Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1163946

Pleasant Dagger Moth
Acronicta laetifica

Observation date: May 13, 2018
Date notes: Captured on 05/13/2018 ≈22:00 EST for photo taking next day
Submitted by: Peter Homann
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Attracted to black light late in the evening. ID by elimination of similar A. hasta that is darker, A, lobeliae that is larger, and both by absence of dash at orbicular spot. Forewing length ≈18mm.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: June 20, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Leon County, United States, Florida