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Psyche casta
Common Bagworm (Pallas, 1767)
Psychidae: Psychinae
186 / 11.012
Photo © Alan Outen,  Male, Clifton 22/06/2023

Similar Bedfordshire Species: None
Wingspan: 12-15 mm
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Grass, Lichen, decaying plant matter.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Case: C1

Recorded in 15 (68%) of 22 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1982.
Last Recorded in 2023.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
20/07/2023230SP95 - Carlton, Harrold, Turvey
20/07/2023230SP95 - Carlton, Harrold, Turvey
22/06/2023130TL13 - Shefford, Henlow, Shillington
19/06/2023130TL13 - Shefford, Henlow, Shillington
16/06/2023130TL14 - Biggleswade (West), Sandy
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