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Species Acronicta hamamelis - Witch Hazel Dagger - Hodges#9248

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Acronictinae
Genus Acronicta (Dagger Moths)
Species hamamelis (Witch Hazel Dagger - Hodges#9248)
Hodges Number
9248
Range
Wisconsin to Nova Scotia, south to northern Florida and Texas (1)
Habitat
Mesic forests and woodlands (1)
Food
Witch hazel (1)
Remarks
Uncommon and local (1)
Works Cited
1.Owlet Caterpillars of Eastern North America
David L. Wagner. 2011. Princeton University Press.