Psychidae : Psychinae
  Prev | Next  
Photo © Mike McCarthy,  11/05/2019 - Horsford

Immature stages

View all 27 photos >

Upload a Photo
 
Luffia lapidella
Grey Bagworm

(Goeze,1783)185 / 11.009
=Luffia ferchaultella
=Virgin Bagworm
Norfolk status
Only the parthenogenetic (self-fertile) wingless female is known.

Virgin Bagworm Luffia ferchaultella (Stephens, 1850) is no longer regarded as a separate species, but treated as a form: Luffia lapidella f. ferchaultella

Cased larvae feed, often gregariously, on lichen. Often found in vast numbers on lichen covered tree trunks and fences.

Verification Grade Comment: Parthenogenetic

Case: A good quality photo or specimen of the case and plant/pabulum is required.

Recorded in 41 (59%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1990.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

Bankesia conspurcatella  |  Bacotia claustrella >

Determination
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
23/05/2021+28TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
22/05/20215027TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
12/05/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
24/03/2021+28TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
07/03/2021127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
Show Details | 1990 to 2020 | 2000 to 2020 | Graph Key
Express Record Luffia lapidella
We need your records!
Do you have records of Luffia lapidella?
Put your own dot on the map!

Copyright © Jim Wheeler 2021
   

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Foodplant:   Lichen
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Case: C2
 Immature Adult
Share this page


Photos Required | T-shirts | Data Policy | Cookies Policy
  
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ 2021. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2021. Data © NOLA™ 2021
We use cookies to personalise content and enhance your experience. By clicking OK or using this site, you consent to the use of cookies unless you disable them. Cookies Policy