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Smooth Case Moth - Oiketicus herrichii

Family Psychidae

This page contains information and pictures about Smooth Case Moths that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Case length 50mm                                                                                      
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We found this Bagworm in Anstead Forest on Mar 2009. We wanted to know how the caterpillar look like so we took it home and kept for a few days. We put this Bagworm back to our backyard after taking the above photo. The caterpillar builds smooth silk case without any decorations. 

Oiketicus herrichii (Westwood, 1855) - Australian Caterpillars, Don Herbison-Evans & Stella Crossley

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Last updated: July 17, 2011.