Bagworm

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Scientific name: Thyridopteryx ephemeraeformis (Haworth)
(Lepidoptera: Psychidae)

Facts: Bagworms are brownish, rather fat-bodied worms which live within tough silken bags. The bags, when full grown, are up to 2 inches long and hang from leaves and twigs of evergreens which they attack. Other species in this family feed on oaks, elms and various other trees.

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