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Species Acronicta impleta - Yellow-haired Dagger - Hodges#9257

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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 impleta (Yellow-haired Dagger - Hodges#9257)
Hodges Number
Larvae feed on Ulmus, Acer, Betula, Salix and Quercus species.
Larvae hought to mimic tussock moths (e.g Dasychira, Orgyia)
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