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    You got it!!! That s exactly what it looks like. Since they haven t moved I guess what I am seeing now is the empty case. THANKS!!!! ... From:
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      You got it!!! That's exactly what it looks like. Since they haven't moved I
      guess what I am seeing now is the empty case.
      THANKS!!!!

      -----Original Message-----
      From: bugclub@yahoogroups.com [mailto:bugclub@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
      sharabia@...
      Sent: Sunday, July 05, 2009 7:14 PM
      To: bugclub@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [bugclub] Re: What could this be?

      --- In bugclub@yahoogroups.com, "luckylil96" <lil-newsletters@...> wrote:
      >
      > I have seen, I guess it is a bug, in my yard and have never seen anything
      like this before. Can you help me figure out what it is?
      >
      > It's flat, gray, approximately 3/8" long, 3/16' wide at it's mid-section.
      Shaped like a marque diamond but not as sharp at the points.
      >
      > Can't really tell which end is the head. There is a very small black
      thing at one end that may be the head. It's hard to say. The black thing
      is about the size of a semi-dull wooden pencil lead.
      >
      > It doesn't seem to move, stays fixed in one place. Doesn't react to
      insect/bug spray.
      >
      > I saw one or two in the yard, then I found a bunch of them on a fake
      granite waterfall while I was removing dead papyrus. If it helps the plant
      was growing in the back/next to the waterfall. They looked like they were
      nestled in a small hole. I'm not sure they could have dug or eaten the hole
      or it could be a natural part of the waterfall.
      >
      > Whatever it is it's difficult to see against the fake granite waterfall
      material. I'm not sure it would even so up in a picture.
      >
      > I don't have any idea where to look to identify it. I've tried a Google
      search and ended up here.
      >
      > Any suggestion would be helpful.
      > Thanks,
      > Lil
      >
      Could this be it?
      http://entomology.ifas.ufl.edu/creatures/urban/occas/household_casebearer.ht
      m

      or this? Scroll down to case bearing moth larva.
      http://www.whatsthatbug.com/category/moths/pantry-moths-clothes-moths-case-b
      earers-and-meal-moths/




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