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Riverside County, California, US
San Bernardino County, California, US
Western Tent Caterpillar
Desert almond always
Western Tent Caterpillars are found all over RRC on the Desert Almond (Prunus fasciculata) from late February to early March.
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.