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Pagoda Bagworm

Pagodiella hekmeyeri

Description:

Bag worm? eating the leaves of this Syzygium jambos - Rose apple tree, and then attaching the membranes to itself .... I think. That's what appears to be happening. The complete tree is being chomped

Habitat:

Fruit garden

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14 Comments

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 2 years ago

Photo No. 1: is a beautiful photo....a beautiful, Pagoda Bagworm structure....a very interesting photo....a very educational photo....

VivBraznell
VivBraznell 5 years ago

Thanks everyone! It's great to be able to share what I come across while out walking here in Thailand with you all, where ever in the world you might be. The same applies for me being lucky enough to see what you are all experiencing in your "neck of the woods". ....... and it's all thanks to Project Noah :)

Great spotting Viv,congrats on the well deserved SOTW and thanks for sharing

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 5 years ago

Congratulations Viv - well deserved !

dandoucette
dandoucette 5 years ago

Congrats Viv!

VivBraznell
VivBraznell 5 years ago

Wow! Thank you :)

AshleyT
AshleyT 5 years ago

Congrats Viv, this Pagoda Bagworm is our ranger-selected Spotting of the Week!

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VivBraznell
VivBraznell 5 years ago

Thanks Leuba! What every well dressed Bagworm should be wearing this Autumn LOL!! The tree is in a pretty sorry state ..... :(

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 5 years ago

What a great job for a house ! Your first shot is just brilliant Viv. Thanks for sharing. I just found a small one yesterday and all it could stick on its bag were clumps of dirt - he'd be so envious if he saw this one....

VivBraznell
VivBraznell 5 years ago

Thanks for the ident Craig , much appreciated.... Pagoda Bagworm ... obvious really! :)

craigwilliams
craigwilliams 5 years ago

Pagodiella hekmeyeri

Fyn Kynd
Fyn Kynd 5 years ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

VivBraznell
VivBraznell 5 years ago

Added Ava :)

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 5 years ago

Please consider adding this spotting to the Animal Architecture mission at http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8082...

VivBraznell
Spotted by
VivBraznell

Thailand

Spotted on Sep 19, 2015
Submitted on Sep 21, 2015

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