North Carolina and Virginia Moth Photos
The only known caterpillar host plant is River Birch (Betula nigra). Compare with the similar (and, oddly, more heavily marked) Unmarked Dagger (Acronicta innotata).
Chapel Hill, NC 7/11/06
Umstead State Park, Wake Co., NC 7/24/13
All photographs and text ©2013 by Will Cook unless otherwise noted.