Acronicta haesitata

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Acronicta haesitata
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Acronicta
Species: A. haesitata
Binomial name
Acronicta haesitata
Grote, 1882

Acronicta haesitata (hesitant dagger moth) is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found from Nova Scotia to South Carolina, west to Texas, north to Ontario.

The wingspan is 30–43 mm. Adults are on wing from April to September depending on the location. It has two generations per year in the south and one in the north.

The larvae feed on leaves of red oak and white oak.

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