Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth Malacosoma americana Fabricius, 1793  Synonyms: Hodges #7701, Malacosoma americanum.

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The main host plant in our area is Black Cherry . Other known host plants include White Oak (Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants).

There are 239 records in the project database.

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An Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth in Worcester Co., Maryland (5/29/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

An Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth in Dorchester Co., Maryland (6/2/2016). Determined by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

An Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth in Pasadena, Maryland (6/2/2013). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

An Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (6/12/2014). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moths mating in Worcester Co., Maryland (6/3/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

An interesting variant of Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth in Prince William Co., Virginia (5/29/2013). Verified by Maury J. Heiman/BugGuide. Photo by Judy Gallagher. (MBP list)

An Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth in Calvert Co., Maryland (5/31/2006). Photo by Arlene Ripley. (MBP list)

A male Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth in Howard Co., Maryland (5//2002). Photo by Larry Line. (MBP list)

A male Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth in Howard Co., Maryland (5/27/2004). Photo by Larry Line. (MBP list)

A female Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth collected in Frederick Co., Maryland (6/9/2001). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

An Eastern Tent Caterpillar in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/17/2014). Photo by David Illig. (MBP list)

An Eastern Tent Caterpillar in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (4/30/2016). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Eastern Tent Caterpillars on tent in Baltimore City, Maryland (4/28/2007). Photo by Thomas Wilson. (MBP list)

Eastern Tent Caterpillars in Dorchester Co., Maryland (4/20/2013). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Eastern Tent Caterpillars in Baltimore City, Maryland (5/1/2015). Photo by Wendy J. Alexander, Ph.D. (MBP list)

Eastern Tent Caterpillars in Montgomery Co., Maryland (7/25/2015). Photo by Steve Scholnick. (MBP list)

A comparison of Eastern Tent(right) and Forest Tent(left) Caterpillar in Prince George's Co., Maryland (4/19/2012). Photo by Brandon Woo. (MBP list)

Egg mass of Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (6/17/2015). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

The eggs of an Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth on Black Cherry in Wicomico Co., Maryland (6/15/2014). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth (persisting in winter) in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (2/8/2018). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)


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