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Malacosoma californicum (Western Tent Caterpillar)

They form these tents where they can retreat to in bad weather. The caterpillars are quite fuzzy so you can stroke the tent almost like a furry animal.


Camera: Nikon F100
Date: Saturday, May 22nd, 2004
Film: Fuji Velvia 50 (slide)
Focal Length: 105mm
Lens: 105mm f/2.8D AF Micro-Nikkor
Photographer: John Harvey
Region: North America, Canada, British Columbia
Scientific Name: species related to Malacosoma californicum (Western Tent Caterpillar)
Tag: insect, tent
Larger image: 2000 x 1333
Raw image: 3750 x 2500

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