Rahul Sharma

Acronicta modica

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Noctuidae
Scientific name  Acronicta modica
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Acronicta
Rank  Species
Acronicta modica
Similar  Acronicta morula, Acronicta tritona, Acronicta fragilis

The medium dagger moth (Acronicta modica) is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found from Ontario and Quebec south to Arizona and Texas. It has also been recorded from Pennsylvania, Maryland, Iowa and Wisconsin.

The wingspan is about 35 mm.

The larvae feed on Quercus species.

References

Acronicta modica Wikipedia


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