Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 941179

Long-winged Dagger
Acronicta longa

Observation date: July 04, 2013
Submitted by: kgardner
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Larva found on poison ivy (Toxicodendron radicans). Fed on poison ivy for four days. Died 12 July 2013 when dozens of parasitoids emerged and spun cocoons.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: December 14, 2013
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Pennsylvania, Berks County