Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1181943

Western Tent Caterpillar Moth
Malacosoma californicum

Observation date: July 01, 2018
Date notes: Exact time of day is approximate. Time/date entered is for caterpillar, which was raised in captivity and pupated a few days later, emerging as an adult on July 16, 2018.
Submitted by: N_Santill
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Caterpillar was found on a salmon berry bush.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: August 23, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Whatcom County, United States, Washington