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Psychidae (bagworms; subclass Pterygota, order Lepidoptera) Family of moths in which the males are always winged, while in the females the wings are often reduced or absent. The larva lives within a case that is often characteristic of the species, and is often constructed of leaves, twigs, or sand grains. Most larvae feed on detritus. The family is distributed world wide.
bagworms See PSYCHIDAE.
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