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A rather coarse "case" or "bag" of a casemoth larva/bagworm. Here is a great link on these interesting forms http://www.brisbaneinsects.com/brisbane_...
Observed on a small, immature coconut palm (Cocos nucifera) in a large semi-urban yard and garden, next to a disturbed patch of remnant forest, in the equatorial tropics of northern New Guinea.
Spotted on Jan 17, 2013
Submitted on Mar 7, 2013