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Acronicta retardata? - Acronicta retardata

Acronicta retardata? - Acronicta retardata
Trinity River Refuge HQ building., Liberty County, Texas, USA
September 2, 2016
Size: 14 mm wing-length
My thoughts for A. retardata are relatively small size and terminal dashes which are squares compared to most other dark Acronictas which look triangular (not sure if this is diagnostic though). Any thoughts on this really tough genus?

Confirmed by Ed Knudson.

Moved from Dagger Moths.

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