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

Dagger Moth - Acronicta impleta Acronicta impleta Yellow-haired Dagger Moth - Acronicta impleta unknown hairy caterpillar? - Acronicta impleta Acronicta impleta maybe - Acronicta impleta Fuzzy caterpillar - Acronicta impleta Acronicta impleta Acronicta impleta
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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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