Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 959661

Observation date: June 11, 2013
Submitted by: WynnyP
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: These are pictures of the caterpillars on their host plant, a low leafy plant, and in a cocoon/chrysalis on an evergreen in the Wallowa National Forest in Oregon State USA. I have pictures of the caterpillar closer up, if you would like me to send them.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: February 18, 2022
Coordinator notes: Changed from Malacosoma californicum; food plant is indicitative of G. vermiculata. JRains
Checklist region(s): United States, Oregon, Wallowa County