Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 774023

Medium Dagger Moth
Acronicta modica

Observation date: January 29, 2013
Submitted by: Stuart Marcus
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Trinity River Refuge HQ building under white light.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: April 10, 2013
Coordinator notes: The diffuse pattern on the wings leads me to believe the sighting is Acronicta modica, as opposed to some other species in the genus. http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu/species.php?hodges=9244
Checklist region(s): United States, Liberty County, Texas