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Species Acronicta tota - Hodges#9210

Acronicta tota (Grote) - Acronicta tota Unknown caterpillar on Hackberry tree- Austin, TX - Acronicta tota Caterpillar ID please - Acronicta tota moth - Acronicta tota Acronicta tota - Hodges#9210 - Acronicta tota Acronicta tota - Hodges#9210 - Acronicta tota caterpillar - Acronicta tota Noctuid moth - Acronicta tota
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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 tota (Acronicta tota - Hodges#9210)
Hodges Number
9210
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acronicta tota (Grote(1), 1879)
Apatela tota Grote, 1879
Phylogenetic sequence # 931431
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 73 species of the genus Acronicta in America north of Mexico. (2)
Size
Forewing length 15-18 mm.
Identification
Original description online: 12
Range
NM-TX - Map (MPG)
Season
At least one flight in Texas from February through April. (3)
Food
Larval host unknown.
See Also
Related species on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group
Print References
Grote, A.R. 1879. New Texan moths. The North American Entomologist. p. 12.