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Alder Dagger (Acronicta dactylina) discovered by Marcel Roy (#745)

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Observed: September 24, 2011 @ 3:00 PM
Posted on: March 3, 2012 @ 7:09 PM (diff: 161 days)
Comments:
FINGERED DAGGER MOTH CATERPILLAR (Acronicta dactylina) - The three tufts of dark hair over a hairy orangish body help identify the Fingered Dagger moth. Habitat: Deciduous and mixedwood forest Season: Adults may be active from April to September but normally have a more restricted flight season (May to August, or just June and July, depending on location). Larvae present from July to October Food: Larvae feed on alder, birch, poplar, hawthorn, willow

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