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Small Dots = Salt Marsh Moth - Estigmene acrea - female

Small Dots = Salt Marsh Moth - Estigmene acrea - Female
Tonopah Desert, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
May 21, 2015
Size: 27mm Forewing
This Tiger Moth is most likely a female Salt Marsh Moth, Estigmene acrea.
This moth can be distinguished from the look-alike species Estigmene albida, by the smaller size of the dots on the dorsal surface of the abdomen. The males have a dark yellow hind-wing.
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