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Psyche casta
Common Bagworm

(Pallas, 1767)186 / 11.012
Norfolk status
Known as 'bagworms' or 'case-bearers', females are wingless and grub-like in appearance.
The larval case is often found attached to a tree trunks or foliage, or quite often to a wooden fence or gate!

Verification Grade Comment: Grade 2 (male)

Recorded in 46 (62%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/08/2021228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
17/07/2021+27TM28 - Harleston
10/07/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
29/06/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
28/06/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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Wingspan: 12-15 mm
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Grass, Lichen, decaying plant matter.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  (2 (male))  Case: C1
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