Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1216750

American Dagger Moth
Acronicta americana

Observation date: July 14, 2019
Submitted by: Bawagner84
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: It was about 90°, sunny, and the caterpillar was observed crawling across a sidewalk next to a residential street. Several trees within 5-6’, but caterpillar was not clearly moving from one to another.
Status: Resident
Verified by: BarbSendelbach
Verified date: November 19, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Iowa, Black Hawk County