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Species Details

Estigmene acrea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum Read more about this collection »

Common NameSalt Marsh Tiger SeasonalityLate May to mid June. IdentificationThe combination of the yellow hindwing and a white forewing in the males is unique. Females have white hindwings, and are somewhat similar to Hypercompe permaculata. Estigmene acrea females can however be distinguished by the white thorax and they are slightly larger in size.

Scientific Name Estigmene acrea Common Name Salt Marsh Tiger Habitat Found in open wooded areas, meadows and prairie grassland. Seasonality Late May to mid June. Identification
The combination of the yellow hindwing and a white forewing in the males is unique. Females have white hindwings, and are somewhat similar to Hypercompe permaculata. Estigmene acrea females can however be…
The combination of the yellow hindwing and a white forewing in the males is unique. Females have white hindwings, and are somewhat similar to Hypercompe permaculata. Estigmene acrea females can however be distinguished by the white thorax and they are slightly larger in size.
Life History No information available. Conservation Uncommon. Diet Info Feeds on a number of low-growing plants, and occasionally on deciduous trees and shrubs. Range Widespread across the U.S. and southern Canada.
Estigmene acrea
Photo courtesy of Heather Proctor
Photo courtesy of Heather Proctor

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"Species Details - Estigmene acrea, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-216/9-2887. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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Specimen Information

There are 54 specimens of this Species.

54 results plotted on map in 34 markers.
Note: Only records with latitude and longitude coordinates are plotted on map.

BIRD2684 - Estigmene acrea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Erskine Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2000-06-06

BIRD2685 - Estigmene acrea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Trochu Collected ByMengersen, E. Date Collected2000-07-03/2000-07-04

BIRD2686 - Estigmene acrea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Stettler Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2002-06-13

BIRD2687 - Estigmene acrea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Dry Island Buffalo Jump Provincial Park Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2001-06-20

BIRD2688 - Estigmene acrea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Stettler Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2002-06-13

BIRD2689 - Estigmene acrea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Stettler Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2002-06-13

BIRD2690 - Estigmene acrea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Stettler Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2002-06-13

BIRD2691 - Estigmene acrea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Stettler Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2002-06-13

BIRD2692 - Estigmene acrea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Nevis Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2002-06-14

BIRD6009 - Estigmene acrea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Stettler Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2004-06-08

UASM57425 - Estigmene acrea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Oldman River Collected ByAnweiler, G. G. Date Collected2005-05-18

UASM57426 - Estigmene acrea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Oldman River Collected ByAnweiler, G. G. Date Collected2005-05-18

UASM77921 - Estigmene acrea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Buffalo Collected ByAnweiler, G. G. Date Collected2005-06-16

BIRD17887 - Estigmene acrea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Stettler Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2006-05-24

BIRD20752 - Estigmene acrea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Arrowwood Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2007-06-01

BIRD20753 - Estigmene acrea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Stettler Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2007-06-26

BIRD22035 - Estigmene acrea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Lowden Springs Conservation Area Collected ByBird, C. D. Date Collected2008-06-28

UASM172088 - Estigmene acrea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Dinosaur Provincial Park Collected ByTroubridge; Anweiler Date Collected2001-08-14/2001-08-15

UASM172089 - Estigmene acrea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: New Brunswick, Edmundston Collected ByHensel, H. Date Collected1996-06-03

UASM172090 - Estigmene acrea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Vaseux Lake Collected ByTroubridge, J. Date Collected1990-05-13/1990-05-19

UASM172091 - Estigmene acrea

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Ontario, Ottawa Collected ByTroubridge, J. Date Collected2003-07-03

Adult Seasonal Distribution