Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Western Tent Caterpillar Moth
Malacosoma californicum (Packard, 1864)

Family: Lasiocampidae
Subfamily: Lasiocampinae
Wing Span: 1.2-1.8 cm
Life History:
Caterpillar Hosts:
Adult Food:
Range: souheastern Canada to New York and west to the Pacific Coast. More abundant in the West
Management Needs:
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