Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1325431

Speared Dagger Moth
Acronicta hasta

Observation date: May 28, 2022
Submitted by: robpendergast
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Seems to match better than A. hasta
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ilona L.
Verified date: May 28, 2022
Coordinator notes: I'm going with A. hasta for two reasons. A. lobeliae shows up later in June in Wisconsin according to the data maps I looked at. Acronicta lobeliae also two dark apical dashes on the left and right apical areas.
Checklist region(s): United States, Wisconsin, Portage County