Tent Caterpillars and Their Parasites 
Example of Forest Tent Caterpillar (Malacosma distria) colony feeding on aspen foliage
Example of Forest Tent Caterpillar (Malacosma distria) colony feeding on aspen foliage

Researcher Dave Roth collecting Forest Tent Caterpillar egg masses from Rocky Mt. House, Alberta
Researcher Dave Roth collecting Forest Tent Caterpillar egg masses from Rocky Mt. House, Alberta

Leschenaultia exul, one of the Forest Tent Caterpillar's many 
parasitoids.
Leschenaultia exul, one of the Forest Tent Caterpillar's many
parasitoids.

Vegetation analysis of one of Dave Roth's sites (with Maggie Glasgow)
Vegetation analysis of one of Dave Roth's sites (with Maggie Glasgow)

Attempting to get forest tent caterpillar pupa from top of an aspen tree using long pruning shears
Attempting to get forest tent caterpillar pupa from top of an aspen tree using long pruning shears

Another of the forest tent caterpillar's many predators, this one making off with an unfortunate caterpillar!
Another of the forest tent caterpillar's many predators, this one making off with an unfortunate caterpillar!

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