Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1041565

Pacific Tent Caterpillar Moth
Malacosoma constrictum

Observation date: April 23, 2015
Submitted by: Kayaksailor
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This caterpillar was just beginning to form its cocoon, it has been dry and warm, there are lavender and oleander near where it was found
Status: Resident
Verified by: Josiah Gilbert
Verified date: April 30, 2015
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, El Dorado County