Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 774083

Abbot's Bagworm Moth
Oiketicus abbotii

Observation date: March 30, 2013
Submitted by: Ken Cheeks
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Bagworm case (~ 2 inches in length) observed in the southeastern US with twig pieces placed cross-wise to form case. Attached to briar near a constructed pond. Identified on BugGuide.net. See link for details on ID: http://bugguide.net/node/view/756522
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: April 11, 2013
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, South Carolina, Aiken County