Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1205634

Western Tent Caterpillar Moth
Malacosoma californicum

Observation date: May 07, 2019
Submitted by: TripleJranchAG
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: At least 8 trees had these large caterpillar nests, in a riparian area in San Luis Obispo County, in the San Luis Creek Floodplain preserve
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: February 23, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.