Subject: Bizarre flat bug
Geographic location of the bug: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Time: 11:49 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: I saw this little guy in my shower- tiny and flat. It pulled it’s head inside like a turtle when I touched it with a tissue. Any idea what it is??
How you want your letter signed: Allison in KL
This is a Case Bearing Moth Larva and they are found in homes in many parts of the world. According to BugGuide: “Larvae feed on old spider webs; may also eat woolen goods of all kinds if the opportunity arises.”