Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1179178

Cottonwood Dagger Moth
Acronicta lepusculina

Observation date: August 14, 2018
Submitted by: bo325sky
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The caterpillar was eating the leaf of a willow-like shrub beside the cottage. The day was cloudy with a temperature of 68F. There were two caterpillars within about five feet of each other.
Status: Resident
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: September 04, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Maine, Washington County