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Abbot's Bagworm Moth

Oiketicus abbotii

Habitat:

Most range maps I've seen seem to be from Southern US. Varied host plants. Seen in suburbs, parks, home gardens.

Notes:

This one has made its "bag" from palm fronds, as it is living in one of my parent's areca palms. I caught it moving up the leaf the other day, which gave me the opportunity to photograph the caterpillar living inside. (at least its head and front legs.)

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LivanEscudero
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LivanEscudero

Florida, USA

Spotted on Aug 5, 2014
Submitted on Sep 21, 2014

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