Estigmene acrea – Salt Marsh Moth

Hodges # 8131

Caterpillar foods:  Many low herbaceous and woody plants including field crops.  Also apple, walnut, and other trees.  (Wagner)

This is a female – males have yellow hind wings.

7/29/2011

 

7/29/2011

 

7/29/2011

 

7/27/2012  A male – with yellow hind-wings

 

7/27/2012

 

7/27/2012

 

7/27/2012

 

9/22/2014  Caterpillar found eating Rough Blazing Star in one of our planted prairies

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