Asked in Zoology or Animal Biology, Biodiversity
What taxonomy catergory is the printed dagger in?
Kingdom: Animalia- Eumetazoa (metazoan)- Bilateria (bilaterally symmetrical)- protostomia (protostomes)- ectysozoa Phylum: Arthropoda- Uniramia SubPhylum: Hexapoda Class: Insecta (insect) Subclass: Pterygota (winged insect) Superorder: Neoptera- homometabola Order: Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths) Suborder: Macrolepidoptera Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: Noctuidae (cutworms, dagger moths, noctuid moths, owlet moths, and underwings) Genus: Acronicta (Dagger Moths) Species: Acronicta impressa (printed dagger) ...
Asked in Caterpillars, DIY Projects
How do you tell what the gender is of an American dagger moth?
An American dagger moth is a poisonous Caterpillar. Caterpillars do not have reproductive organs until they transform into moths, so its pretty much impossible to tell with the naked eye. ...
Asked in Butterflies and Moths, Caterpillars
How long does an American dagger moth stay in its cocoon?
If you keep it in the house, where it is warm it can take about three weeks. But typically out side, they are overwinter moths, and you wont see them until the spring if you keep it in a cold place. ...
Asked in Caterpillars
What caterpillars eat carrot tops besides black swallowtails?
Caterpillars enjoy the aboveground vegetation of carrots. Army worms, cutworms, dagger moths, and underwings are caterpillars that often eat on carrots in a garden. ...