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any moth of the family Psychidae in its caterpillar phase, in which it wraps itself in a bag of silk, leaves, etc.
Historical Examples

My trees are troubled with tent-caterpillar, bagworm and roundhead borer.
The Apple Various

the larva of moths of the family Psychidae, which forms a protective case of silk covered with grass, leaves, etc
bagworm moth, any moth of the family Psychidae


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