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

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Recent observations

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What

Western Tent Caterpillar Moth Malacosoma californicum

Observer

maryejohnson

Date

May 16, 2015

Description

location is approximate. observed frequently throughout a 5mile stretch

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Western Tent Caterpillar Moth Malacosoma californicum

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mrfish33

Date

May 17, 2015

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Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

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jimjohnson

Date

April 26, 2015

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Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

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tayluhbee

Date

April 28, 2015 06:12 PM EDT

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Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

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tiwane

Date

April 22, 2015 08:09 AM 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.

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Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

April 4, 2015 08:48 AM PDT

Description

Western Tent Caterpillar ....a moth

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What

Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

Observer

finatic

Date

March 22, 2015 11:02 AM PDT

Description

Riverside County, California, US

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What

Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

Observer

finatic

Date

March 21, 2015 02:50 PM PDT

Description

San Bernardino County, California, US

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Western tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

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hummer56

Date

the past

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Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

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lonnyholmes

Date

March 17, 2015 04:26 PM PDT

Description

Western Tent Caterpillar

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What

Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

Observer

jennifercole

Date

March 15, 2015 11:12 AM PDT

Description

Desert almond always

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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.