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Species Malacosoma americana - Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth - Hodges#7701

The information below is based on images submitted and identified by contributors. Range and date information may be incomplete, overinclusive, or just plain wrong.

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Range map for Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth

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Alabama  3127       
Arkansas  2372      
Colorado     111    
Connecticut    2  2    
Delaware   121      
Florida4 742     1 
Georgia  11111       
Illinois   232      
Indiana   3632     
Iowa    58      
Kansas    3       
Kentucky    741     
Louisiana  386       
Maine    376     
Manitoba      1     
Maryland   14167      
Massachusetts   25162     
Michigan   13432    
Minnesota    352     
Mississippi   1        
Missouri   233      
Nebraska    16      
New Brunswick     32     
New Hampshire    562     
New Jersey  12410    1 
New York   21391 3   
North Carolina  120253      
North Dakota     66     
Nova Scotia     13     
Ohio   191      
Oklahoma   57       
Ontario   25215     
Pennsylvania   610171     
Quebec    3711    
Rhode Island   13147     
South Carolina  113       
Tennessee  16103      
Texas  535       
Vermont    341     
Virginia   21112      
West Virginia   21       
Wisconsin   26931