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Lasiocampidae
870017.007701Malacosoma americana (Fabricius, 1793) – Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth

© Nolie Schneider
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Synonymy: Bombyx americana Fabricius, 1793
Clisiocampa decipiens Walker, 1855
Bombyx frutetorum Boisduval, 1868
Bombyx pensylvanica Guérin-Méneville, 1832
References
Malacosoma americana
© John Himmelman
Malacosoma americana
© Ken Childs
Malacosoma americana
© David Reed
Malacosoma americana
© Marvin & Jo Smith
Malacosoma americana
© Carol Wolf
Malacosoma americana
© Judy Gallagher
Malacosoma americana
© Ken Childs
Malacosoma americana
30mm – © Jim Vargo
Malacosoma americana
30mm – © Jim Vargo
Malacosoma americana
- frutetorum - Lectotype - LG – (cc) U.S.N.M.
Malacosoma americana
© Bob Moul

Malacosoma americana
© Jason Dombroskie

Malacosoma americana
© Canadian National Collection LG

Malacosoma americana
© Jason Dombroskie

Malacosoma americana
© Stephen Cresswell
1st instar
Malacosoma americana
© Tony DiTerlizzi
pupa
Malacosoma americana
© Jim Kennedy

Malacosoma americana
© Nolie Schneider

Malacosoma americana
© Nolie Schneider

Malacosoma americana
© Nolie Schneider

Malacosoma americana
© Stephen Cresswell


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