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Lichen Case moth larva (in case)

Cebysa leucotelus


A small bagmoth about 20mm long covered with minute black and white material.


Spotted on a pole on a outdoor decking. This species is said to feed on lichen growing on fence posts, rocks and tree trunks.


The casemoth caterpillar moved quite fast working back and forth on the timber. Family: Psychidae An adult female of this larva can be seen in this spotting

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Leuba Ridgway
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Leuba Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Sep 5, 2013
Submitted on Sep 16, 2013

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