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Case-bearing moth larva - Phereoeca fallax - Phereoeca uterella

Case-bearing moth larva - Phereoeca fallax - Phereoeca uterella
Long beach, Los Angeles County, California, USA
March 19, 2010
Size: 1/4 inch?
This was crawling on my wall. I think this is a Case-bearing moth- Phereoeca fallax

I saw this refernce. http://acwm.co.la.ca.us/pdf/Casebearingmothengl_pdf.pdf

Can anyone confirm the id?

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Moved from Clothes Moths.

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Moved from ID Request.

Can't help you confirming the
Can't help you confirming the ID but [i]Phereoeca[/i} is in the family Tineidae I believe.

 
Thanks - for the family id
Yes! Thanks for that. I see it here.

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