Puss Moth cocoon

Puss Moth cocoon

Observation - Puss Moth cocoon. Description: Reared from ova found in the wild. The larvae chew wood to make a 'woodchip' lining which they plaster to the inside of the spun silk. The result is a tough, well-camouflaged overwintering site.

Reared from ova found in the wild. The larvae chew wood to make a 'woodchip' lining which they plaster to the inside of the spun silk. The result is a tough, well-camouflaged overwintering site.