Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1226541

Miller Dagger Moth
Acronicta vulpina

Observation date: August 17, 2019
Submitted by: LadyPhowl
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: It has two black hairs sticking up by the head end. There are lilacs, conifers of undetermined type, and a weird wild, non-native pea type plant near where caterpillar was found.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: August 18, 2019
Coordinator notes: Tentative ID - the physical features are a good match, but I've never seen one this green before! Lighting/flash effect?
Checklist region(s): United States, Montana, Toole County