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Bagworm Moth Case

Psychidae sp.

Description:

These belong to the family Psychidae. Another common name for the members of Family Psychidae is case moths. The name refers to the habit of the moth caterpillars, which build small protective cases in which they can hide.Bagworm cases are composed of silk and materials picked up from their habitat, they are naturally camouflaged from predators.

Habitat:

Seen near cultivated farms.


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Maharashtra, India

Lat: 19.80, Long: 72.75

Spotted on Jul 29, 2012
Submitted on Aug 3, 2012

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