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Estigmene acrea (saltmarsh caterpillar)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Salt Marsh Moth or Acrea Moth (Estigmene acrea) is a moth in the family Arctiidae. It is found in North America, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Colombia and Mexico.
View Wikipedia Record: Estigmene acrea

Infraspecies

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Carlsbad Caverns National Park II 15448 New Mexico, United States

Prey / Diet

Amaranthus spinosus (pigweed species)[1]
Asparagus officinalis (garden asparagus)[1]
Beta vulgaris (sea beet)[1]
Boehmeria nivea (Chinese grass)[1]
Brassica oleracea (broccoli)[2]
Citrullus lanatus (watermelon)[1]
Cucurbita okeechobeensis (Okeechobee gourd)[1]
Gossypium herbaceum (Levant cotton)[1]
Hydrangea macrophylla (French hydrangea)[2]
Lactuca sativa (Lettuce)[2]
Malus pumila (Common apple)[1]
Solanum dulcamara (deadly nightshade)[2]
Solanum lycopersicum (Currant Tomato)[2]
Zea mays (corn)[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Datana integerrima (walnut caterpillar)1
Pholisora catullus (Common sootywing skipper)1
Vanessa atalanta (red admiral)1

Providers

Parasite of 
Compsilura concinnata (Tachina fly)[2]
Exorista mella[2]
Gymnocarcelia ricinorum[2]
Leschenaultia leucophrys[2]
Lespesia aletiae[2]
Lespesia archippivora[2]

Distribution

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández 2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
Protected Areas provided by Carlsbad Caverns National Park
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