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TENT CATERPILLARS

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Showing 3 types of TENT CATERPILLARS

California Tent Caterpillar

Latin Name: Malacosoma californicum

This is a native species in North America and occurs from eastern Canada south into the northeast U.S. and west to the Pacific Coast. It is much more common in the western half of the continent.

Eastern Tent Caterpillar

Latin Name: Malacosoma americanum

This is a native species in North America and occurs commonly in the eastern half from the Rockies to the east coast and eastern Canada.

Forest Tent Caterpillar

Latin Name: Malacosoma disstria

This is a native species in North America and occurs from eastern Canada south into the northeast U.S. and west to the Pacific Coast. It is much more common in the eastern half of the continent.

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