Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1312002

Long-winged Dagger
Acronicta longa

Observation date: September 16, 2021
Submitted by: Misi McFarland
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I found it on a sassafras sapling while looking for spicebush swallowtail caterpillars. I kept it overnight and it ate provided sassafras.
Status: Resident
Verified by: CA Ivy
Verified date: September 18, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Missouri, Lawrence County