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Offline Maria

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« on: May 06, 2017, 20:04 PM »
Can anyone remember what these are called please?

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« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2017, 17:21 PM »
Sorry to be ignorant, are they actually insects? They look like bits off a pine tree!

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« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2017, 18:10 PM »
No not ignorant.
The insect collects bits of pine needles, grass, stones anything they can find to make a home/defence around themselves.

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« Reply #3 on: May 11, 2017, 13:16 PM »
In English they are called bagworms... Spend all their lives in the coccoon with bits of the host plant stuck to it... fascinating creatures! :) It is a moth and you can do some studying over at wikipedia.... Be interested to see what species you come up with... ;)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bagworm_moth
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« Reply #4 on: May 11, 2017, 16:29 PM »
Thanks Clive. Will let you know what I find out
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