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Acronicta rubricoma

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Noctuidae
Scientific name  Acronicta rubricoma
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Acronicta
Rank  Species
Acronicta rubricoma Caterpillar Acronicta rubricoma BugGuideNet
Similar  Acronicta hasta, Acronicta tritona, Acronicta lobeliae, Acronicta afflicta, Acronicta morula

The ruddy dagger moth (Acronicta rubricoma) is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found from southern Ontario and New York to central Florida, west to Texas and east Kansas.

Acronicta rubricoma Ruddy Dagger Moth Hodges9199 Acronicta rubricoma BugGuideNet

The wingspan is 38–44 mm. Adults are on wing from April to October depending on the location. There are two generations per year.

Acronicta rubricoma Moth Photographers Group Acronicta rubricoma 9199

The larvae feed on elm, hackberry and sumac.



Acronicta rubricoma Moth Photographers Group Jim Vargo Plate 29 Noctuidae
Acronicta rubricoma Moth Photographers Group Acronicta rubricoma 9199

References

Acronicta rubricoma Wikipedia


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