Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1235039

Ovate Dagger Moth
Acronicta ovata

Observation date: September 25, 2019
Submitted by: lizmcd
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This caterpillar was resting on grass in a shaded area near a rain barrel.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: October 30, 2021
Coordinator notes: The instars of this sp. are highly variable but there are some excellent photos at projectnoah.org that confirm this ID. See https://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/13654196 JRains
Checklist region(s): United States, Maryland, Garrett County