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

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Recent observations

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What

Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

Observer

damontighe

Date

March 27, 2005 01:31 PM PST

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No photos or sounds

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Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

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antonlyu

Date

the past

Description

Furry caterpillar, with black and orange and yellow markings on red alder

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No photos or sounds

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Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

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liebel22

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

Square

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Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

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salmonskyview

Date

May 31, 2015

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Square

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Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

Observer

maryejohnson

Date

May 16, 2015

Description

location is approximate. observed frequently throughout a 5mile stretch

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

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mrfish33

Date

May 17, 2015

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Square

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Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

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jimjohnson

Date

April 26, 2015

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Square

What

Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

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tayluhbee

Date

April 28, 2015 06:12 PM EDT

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Square

What

Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

Observer

tiwane

Date

April 22, 2015 08:09 AM PDT

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Square

What

Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

Observer

chazzle

Date

April 20, 2015 12:04 PM PDT

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What

Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

Observer

lindynik

Date

April 9, 2015 05:56 PM PDT

Description

A caterpillar climbing on my broccoli plants.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

April 4, 2015 08:48 AM PDT

Description

Western Tent Caterpillar ....a moth

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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.