Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1289015

Triton Dagger Moth
Acronicta tritona

Observation date: April 21, 2021
Submitted by: cfhayes
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The caterpillar was photographed on Gaylussacia tomentosa. Nearby plants include Vaccinium formosa, V. myrsinites, V. arboreum, Lyonia ferruginea, Gordonia lasianthus, Salix caroliniana and Quercus geminata. The weather was fine with wind at 12 mph from the west, 76 degrees F, and full sun.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Mikelchap
Verified date: April 25, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Georgia, McIntosh County