Plaster bagworms love to eat spider webs
The caterpillar lives in a gray, flattened, watermelon seed shaped case about a half inch long. The case is constructed of silken fiber and sand particles, lint and other debris. It has a slit like opening at each end, which lets the larva (caterpillar) move around and feed from either end. Plaster ba replica watches uk gworms are easily seen on light colored walls.
Bagworms can also be found on outside walls and attached to the undersides of patio furniture, and in garages.
Plaster bagworms mainly feed replica watches uk on spider webs, however, they will also feed on fabrics made of natural fiber such as silk. Usually bagworms don damage anything indoors unless you allow them to crawl onto fabric. Since they move very slowly, it is easy to keep them away from clothing. If you find some on your indoor walls, check your closets and dressers for this insect and remove any you find.
They enter homes through crevices around doors and poorly sealed windows.
To control the plaster bagworms indoors, good housekeeping is important, especially regularly removing spider webs. Vacuum or sweep down and remove any spider webs and bagworm cases. Insecticides do not control this insect. Place weather stripping around doorways, especially over the threshold and sliding glass window tracks to keep them from entering your home.
Bagwo replica watches uk rms on exterior walls cause no damage but can be swept or picked off and disposed. Mail them in a padded envelope or box with a brief note explaining where you found the insects.
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