Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1223965

Western Tent Caterpillar Moth
Malacosoma californicum

Observation date: May 04, 2016
Submitted by: flyinganvil
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This caterpillar was next to a pond near a saltwater beach. Nearby plants included yellow flag iris and some sort of deciduous trees. Weather was cloudy.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: August 08, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Washington, King County