Image Number: 5388189

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Descriptor:
Cocoon(s)
Description:
Bagworms construct these protective bags for overwintering and from which, young larvae will crawl out from next year.  Bagworms are perennial insect pests of  juniper, spruce, pine, arborvitae, and other conifer species. 
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Field

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Image location:
University of Kentucky, Kentucky, United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Psychidae
Subject: bagworms
Image uploaded:
Friday, January 16, 2009
Image last updated:
Saturday, July 24, 2010