E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Wildlife of British Columbia

Malacosoma californica (Packard, 1864)
Northern Tent Caterpillar; Western Tent Caterpillar; Western Tent Moth
Family: Lasiocampidae
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© Jim Riley  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #60924)

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Distribution of Malacosoma californica in British Columbia
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Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
NativeS4S5No StatusNot Listed
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Synonyms and Alternate Names

Bombyx pseudoneustria Boisduval, 1868
Clisiocampa ambisimile Dyar, 1893
Clisiocampa californica Packard, [1865]
Clisiocampa fragilis Stretch, 1881
Clisiocampa mus Neumoegen, 1893
Clisiocampa pluvialis Dyar, 1893
Clisiocampa thoracica Stretch, 1881
Malacosoma californicum

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General References

Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2021. E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Fauna of British Columbia [efauna.bc.ca]. Lab for Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. [Accessed: 2024-06-15 4:37:01 AM]
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