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  • Scientific Names
    • Malacosoma californicum
    • Mallacosoma californicum
  • English
    • Western Tent Caterpillar
    • Western Tent Caterpillar Moth

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Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

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mrfish33

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May 23, 2016

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Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

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mrfish33

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May 23, 2016

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Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

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uwtess_1026

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May 19, 2016

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Dozens of tent caterpillars hatched and wriggling around the upper levels of discovery park

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Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

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ecologyelise

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July 11, 2011

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Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

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becca_nissley

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May 14, 2016 12:00 AM PDT

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Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

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becca_nissley

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May 14, 2016 12:00 AM PDT

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Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

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milesproject

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May 19, 2016 09:08 AM MDT

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Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

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wendy5

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May 18, 2016

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Unfortunately I saw hundreds of Malacosoma californicum (Western Tent Caterpillar) at the Bloedel Preserve feeding on tree leaves and other plants.

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Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

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katrina10

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May 14, 2016 02:23 PM MDT

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Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

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mlodinow

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May 14, 2016

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Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

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krosenthal

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May 9, 2009 04:05 PM EDT

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Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

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ashleysmithers

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May 1, 2016 11:07 AM PDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The Western Tent Caterpillar (Malacosoma californicum) is a moth of the family Lasiocampidae. It is a tent caterpillar. It is found in the western part of the Nearctic ecozone.

No range data available.
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