Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1220739

American Dagger Moth
Acronicta americana

Observation date: July 27, 2019
Submitted by: alcwood
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found in woman’s bathroom near field 8 baseball diamond. Weather was high 80’s, and partly cloudy. A small rain cloud/system rolled in shortly after finding this guy. I was able to move the caterpillar from the restroom to an outside tree branch.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jamesdurbin
Verified date: August 27, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Iowa, Polk County