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Noctuidae
931460.009246Acronicta clarescens (Guenée, 1852) – Clear Dagger

© Mark Dreiling
Distribution: Type locality: New York; North America.
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Taxonomic Notes: Acronicta clarescens (Guenée, 1852) iAcronicta clarescens (Guenée, 1852) in Forbes (1954), overlooked syn. in the Hodges 1983 checklist, corrected by Rings et al. (1992), ZooKeys, 40: 136.
References
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Lafontaine J.D. & B.C. Schmidt, 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. ZooKeys, 40: 1-239.
  • Schmidt, B.C. & G.G. Anweiler, 2020. Noctuidae (Part) Pantheinae, Raphiinae, Balsinae, Acronictinae. The Moths of North America, Fascicle 25.4: 188; pl. A-15, figs. 17-23 (adult); pl. 23, fig. 2 (♂ gen.); pl. 40, fig. 2 (♀ gen.); pl. L-13, figs. 5, 6 (larva) (order).
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Acronicta clarescens
© Hugh McGuinness LG
Acronicta clarescens
© Ken Childs
Acronicta clarescens
© Ken Childs
Acronicta clarescens
© Hugh McGuinness
Acronicta clarescens
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Acronicta clarescens
40mm – © Jim Vargo
Acronicta clarescens
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Acronicta clarescens
© Bob Barber LG


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