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Bagworm moth larvae

Family Psychidae


Resembles a larvae; the cone-shaped outside case is fully covered with biological waste especially fallen hair and dried leaves Behavior : Moves quite ly on the abandoned walls when no sounds around; hides itself in the case most of the times and sticks on the walls Frequency : Very common siting here Season : Rainy Size : ~2.5 cm


Spotted many times on the outside walls of the houses very close to open abandoned area with lot of plants.


must be some species of bag worm

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m.prasad.369 2 years ago

Lacewings are rare in this area but I see plenty of above larvae sitings here. Besides this, lacewing larvae contain tongs like appendage which is missing in above pics.
BTW, Moths are abundant in our area, so it must be moth larvae although exact species is unknown.
Thank you very much guys for your suggestions! :)

Võ Anh Tuấn
Võ Anh Tuấn 2 years ago

Bagworm moth larvae, Psychidae 2 years ago

Some "Lacewing larvae" carries debris like this. You may search.

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Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Spotted on Aug 7, 2021
Submitted on Aug 11, 2021

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