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"Witch's Hat" Bagworm Moth (Psychidae) Larva

Posted by
itchydogimages (Pu'er, China) on 10 July 2014 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Safe within its intricately constructed home of dry leaf fragments and silk, the bagworm caterpillar grazes on the leaf surface leaving bald patches and a trail of frass.

Pu'er, Yunnan, China

SONY DSC-R1 1/160 second F/14.0 ISO 160 60 mm

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Albert from Sweden, living in Mechelen, Belgium

Super interesting. Thanks for the explanation. Good photo too.

10 Jul 2014 9:55am

Langevine from Angers, France

oh impressionnant ce mini tas de feuilles

11 Jul 2014 12:41pm

SONY DSC-R1
1/160 second
F/14.0
ISO 160
60 mm

insect
macro
china
moth
lepidoptera
caterpillar
larva
psychidae