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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


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]
Citrullus lanatus (watermelon)[1]
Cucurbita okeechobeensis (Okeechobee gourd)[1]
Gossypium herbaceum (Levant cotton)[1]
Malus pumila (Common apple)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

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




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
Protected Areas provided by Carlsbad Caverns National Park
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