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Unidentified Common moth (TBC)

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Unidentified at Suppressed - 9 Nov 2019
Unidentified at Suppressed - 9 Nov 2019

Identification history

Unidentified 5 Jul 2019 ClydeRiver

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Author's notes

I believe this to be the casing of a bagworm ... the Saunders Case Moth perhaps? I haven't actually seen anything emerge but while it has hung there, three Citrus Leaf Swallowtails have been born, gone through all their stages, and flown (except one eaten out by ants I think), all on the same Citrus tree. I am certain it is hollow now ...

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ClydeRiver wrote:
   9 Nov 2019
So now I have three of these - two on citrus trees and one built overnight on our back screen door, with a long web stretching from the casing to the Webber bbq sitting nearby ...

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  • 9 Nov 2019 9:08 AM Recorded on
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