Hi. I just came across this cocoon hanging from a dead blackberry bush I think. It is about 1 1/4 inches long. The webbing is covered by tiny sticks. Can you tell me what species it belongs to? Thanks,
Bayou Segnette State Park
Interpretive Park Ranger
As an Interpretive Ranger, we are giving your letter a high priority as it is very important to be able to inform the visiting public. This is a type of moth known as a Bagworm. Your photo is stunningly dramatic.