Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 528617

Western Tent Caterpillar Moth
Malacosoma californicum

Observation date: April 14, 2011
Submitted by: Joan_73
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: These caterpillars were in their tent in the limbs of bushes at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area near Las Vegas, Nevada. They were in the hills called the Calico Hills.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: January 14, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Nevada, Clark County