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American Dagger Moth (caterpillar)

An American Dagger Moth caterpillar (Acronicta americana) climbs a twig in a forest the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Location and Date
Linville Land Harbor
near Linville, North Carolina, USA
9/26/17 (Note: pre-2000 dates are approximate)

Mark Swanson/Swanson Media

Nikon D500 DSLR

AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED

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American Dagger Moth (Acronicta americana), Dagger Moths (Acronicta spp.), Owlet Moths (Acronictinae), Owlet Moths (Noctuidae), Owlet Moths and Kin (Noctuoidea), Moths, Butterflies and Moths (Lepidoptera), Class Insecta (Insects), Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods), Kingdom Animalia (Animals)

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