Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Heitzman's Dagger Moth
Acronicta heitzmani

Observation date: July 27, 2018
Submitted by: David Yeany
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: First PA Record. Discovered at mercury vapor light station in backyard. Habitat consisted of remnant mature mixed oak hardwood forest. Initially considered both A. fragilis and A. heitzmani. Coloration and pattern fit A. heitzmani. Photo identification was confirmed by Curt Lehman.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: August 07, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.