Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1055801

Abbot's Bagworm Moth
Oiketicus abbotii

Observation date: July 19, 2015
Date notes: First noticed on July 4th. Recently created cocoon as the bi-colored lily parts it used a material were still very green. Now brown.
Submitted by: Demarkr
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Noticed tonight 7/19 that the resident awakens and eats. What type of moth or butterfly is this?
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: February 11, 2016
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Harris County