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Psyche casta  Bagworm,Caterpillar,Psyche,Psyche casta,Psychidae Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. I see these a lot in the walls of my house...now I know what they are. thanks pudding! Posted 8 months ago
    1. Yes, a very common species it would seem, but I can't remember ever knowingly seeing the moth ... Posted 8 months ago
      1. same here, it may be because of being nocturnal...? Posted 8 months ago
        1. Well, I'm mostly nocturnal too, so .... ;o) Posted 8 months ago

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''Psyche casta'' is a nocturnal moth from the family Psychidae, the bagworm moths. The wingspan of the males ranges from 12 to 15 millimeters. The females do not have wings. The host plants are from the groups: Poaceae, birch, willow, poplar and ''Vaccinium''. The caterpillars make a protective hull from grass. The flight time ranges from May to July.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded May 22, 2019.