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American dagger moth (moth)

Acronicta americana


Starts as a green caterpillar and turns into a moth, it isn't very bright in color , it's kind of bland and looks like a small triangle with some spots on the wings.


The American dagger moth is found in deciduous woodlands and forests.


When it is a caterpillar it can sting.

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Nicholas D-anna
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Nicholas D-anna

Maryland, USA

Spotted on May 2, 2017
Submitted on May 21, 2017

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