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Spider_Lily

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What is this bug. Do you know it has a shell that looks like sawdust. And has this head or tail that pop's out .It drags its self along.It's not mine a friend sent ths to me wondering what it is.
 

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RonsGarden

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What is this bug. Do you know it has a shell that looks like sawdust. And has this head or tail that pop's out .It drags its self along.It's not mine a friend sent ths to me wondering what it is.
It is a bag worm! They weave the bag as they grow and attatch it to a stem when they are ready to pupate. They will winter over in the bag and emerge as an adult next spring!
Heres a good site with lots of info on them:
http://ohioline.osu.edu/hyg-fact/2000/2149.html
 


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