Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1221057

Cottonwood Dagger Moth
Acronicta lepusculina

Observation date: July 28, 2019
Submitted by: Clapperton Ranch
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Feeding on Salix eleagnos angustifolia, in my sunny irrigated garden near recently planted Sassafras albidum purchased in Langley BC but an Eastern Canadian species; only one specimen found and disappeared by following evening
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: February 19, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, British Columbia