Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 539601

Pacific Tent Caterpillar Moth
Malacosoma constrictum

Observation date: June 19, 2011
Submitted by: Kat in Oregon
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I found this in my garden on my swiss chard but it didn't appear to be eating it. I couldn't find a picture that looked the same. I'd like to know what it is and what the host plant it. Thank you.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: March 11, 2012
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Oregon, Josephine County