Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1194757

Fragile Dagger Moth
Acronicta fragilis

Observation date: September 13, 2018
Submitted by: w
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: In a lowland scrub with black spruce (Picea mariana), tamarack (Larix laricina), balsam willow (Salix pyrifolia), mountain shadbush (Amelanchier bartramiana), tag alder (Alnus incana), and red osier (Cornus sericea). Looks like an early instar. Space between lines in notebook is about 6 mm.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: February 09, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Minnesota