Large Gray Dagger Acronicta insita (Walker, 1856)    Synonyms: Acronicta dactylina, Acronicta hesperida, Alder Dagger, Hodges #9202.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Lepidoptera   >   Family Noctuidae   >   Genus Acronicta   

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According to BugGuide host plants include various tree and shrubs, including Alnus, Betula, Salix, Populus, and Crataegus.

There are 18 records in the project database.

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Large Gray Dagger in Harford Co., Maryland (6/21/2018). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

Large Gray Dagger. Photo by John Glaser. (MBP list)

A Large Gray Dagger caterpillar in Garrett Co., Maryland (7/27/2019). (c) Bill Blauvelt, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Bill Blauvelt via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Large Gray Dagger in Garrett Co., Maryland (7/27/2019). (c) dansmall, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Dan Small. (MBP list)

Large Gray Dagger in Nipissing District, Ontario (7/10/2015). Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)


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