Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1216624

American Dagger Moth
Acronicta americana

Observation date: July 14, 2019
Submitted by: Anna Wilsey
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: It is a hairy, bright yellow caterpillar with black spikes. It was found crawling on the ground in the shade, at the base of a large maple tree.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jamesdurbin
Verified date: August 27, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Iowa, Story County