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

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Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

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ameliablakely

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October 27, 2016 02:23 PM CDT

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Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

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jamigramore

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June 22, 2013 11:26 AM PDT

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Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

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nanorca13

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May 8, 2013 07:38 AM PDT

Description

tent caterpillars

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Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

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davis04

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October 1, 2016 02:14 PM CDT

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Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

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cullin

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May 9, 2015 04:18 PM PDT

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Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

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kathawk

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May 3, 2014 07:16 AM HST

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Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

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jimjohnson

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August 21, 2016 06:49 AM PDT

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Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

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marksnyder

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August 15, 2016 03:59 PM MDT

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Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

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jacoboh

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March 21, 2009 10:00 AM PDT

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Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

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jimjohnson

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July 25, 2016

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Light trap (1)

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Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

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brendan6

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July 15, 2016 06:23 PM PDT

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Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum

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euproserpinus

Date

July 3, 2016 03:03 PM PDT

Description

On Ceanothus. Only saw this one caterpillar, no tents anywhere.

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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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