The Evergreen Bagworm
is a moth (insect order Lepidoptera
The larvae construct
made of plant debris bound with silk.
In late summer the larvae pupate in the "bags".
When mature, the male emerges to seek females.
The female adult remains in her "bag"; she is a wingless, legless, eyeless, mouthless "bag", gravid with
The female dies after a few days; the eggs remain in the
over the winter.