Grey Dagger

Acronicta psi – This moth gets it name from the black dagger-like markings on its forewings. It is not possible to tell apart from the Dark Dagger (A. tridens), without genitalia dissection (which is not my thing) and is normally recorded as an aggregate species. It is found in most habitats, including woodland, hedgerows and gardens.

Grey Dagger Acronicta psi

© Peter Hillman ♦ 20th July 2017 ♦ Back garden, Staffordshire ♦ Nikon D7200

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