Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 961792

Pacific Tent Caterpillar Moth
Malacosoma constrictum

Observation date: April 20, 2014
Submitted by: SunnygirlSteph
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: No specific location. At least seven of these caterpillars located in different areas of this property, in the weedy grass,on rocks and in the dirt of the flower beds, crawling across walkways.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Josiah Gilbert
Verified date: May 16, 2014
Coordinator notes: Nice photo, although the angle could have been better.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, El Dorado County