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Species Acronicta atristrigatus - Hodges#9232

caterpillar - Acronicta atristrigatus Acronicta atristrigatus (Smith) - Acronicta atristrigatus Acronicta astrigatus? - Acronicta atristrigatus Acronicta astrigatus - Acronicta atristrigatus Noctuid - Acronicta atristrigatus Acronicta atristrigatus - female  Acronicta atristrigatus –  - Acronicta atristrigatus Acronicta atristrigatus
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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 atristrigatus (Acronicta atristrigatus - Hodges#9232)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acronicta atristrigatus (Smith, 1900)
Anytus atristrigatus Smith, 1900 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 931449
Wingspan 37-41 mm. (1)
Smith (1900) original description as Anytus atristrigatus is available in PDF(1) or view online in the print references.
Southern California and Utah to Texas. (2), (3)
Holotype from "Texas".
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Adults are most often reported from March to August. (3)
Life Cycle
Larva; larva; adult
Thanks to Gary Anweiler for correcting the ID of photos formerly placed on the A. beameri page here.
Print References
Smith, J.B. 1900. A hundred new moths of the family Noctuidae. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 22: 460. (1)