Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1183669

Lobelia Dagger Moth
Acronicta lobeliae

Observation date: August 28, 2018
Submitted by: ejg593
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: A kindergarten student found this on the ground at recess. It looks like a Cutworm, but they are not hairy. It looks like a Datana, but the color/pattern is not quite right. Help id please.
Status: Resident
Verified by: BarbSendelbach
Verified date: January 18, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Missouri, Clay County