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bagworm, casemoth

Description:

An unidentified bagworm/casemoth (Family Psychidae) suspended mid air by an invisible silk thread.

Habitat:

Spotted in a large semi-urban yard and garden in close proximity to a disturbed patch of remnant forest.

Notes:

Video description: A bagworm is suspended in mid air by an invisible thread and spins like a top as the occupant pokes its head in and out. (Slowed to 50% of normal speed).

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2 Comments

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 7 years ago

Thanks J. @all video now posted properly!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 7 years ago

Great spotting!

Scott Frazier
Spotted by
Scott Frazier

Indonesia

Spotted on Feb 6, 2013
Submitted on Feb 6, 2013

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