Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1202862

Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth
Malacosoma americanum

Observation date: April 20, 2019
Submitted by: WINGSaloftinKS
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: These are two different tents, same species, both observed on American Wild Plum trees in a meadow, each tent pretty much in the center branches of the trees. Weather: Sunny, 75 degrees, light breeze.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: April 20, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Kansas, Douglas County