Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1226578

Unmarked Dagger Moth
Acronicta innotata

Observation date: August 14, 2019
Submitted by: RMarkows
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Removed this caterpillar from a spider web in a hole in road above a stream bed/culvert. Approx 1 1/2” long with lighter colored underside. Plants nearby included goldenrod, Queen Ann’s lace, yarrow, pearly everlasting, ferns, crown vetch. Weather around 70 F day, 50 night.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: December 02, 2021
Coordinator notes:
Checklist region(s): United States, New York, Hamilton County