Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1316201

Afflicted Dagger Moth
Acronicta afflicta

Observation date: August 19, 2021
Submitted by: Dave Webb
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Attracted to MV lamp / blacklight set up on residential property near a wetland bog, and surrounded by deciduous forest with Black Gum, Quercus, and Acer dominant. Apparent body length of 20 mm.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: November 09, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Maryland, Cecil County