On Mar 13, 2018, Gudehus from Eugene, OR wrote:
I agree, the moth is of genus Malacosoma. Species is either californicum or disstria.
On Aug 15, 2006, Scorpioangel from Gold Hill, OR (Zone 7a) wrote:
The caterpillar is sometimes called the "forest tent caterpillar", although it does not build a tent like other Malacosoma species - merely a platform of silk when young.