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Clear Winged Moth

Description:

Yellow and black striped moth with clear wings that are edged in brown.

Habitat:

These bugs like to inhabit areas where fruit trees are found.

Notes:

We have a mini-fruit orchard. It makes sense to find one here.


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5 Comments

WilliamTaft
WilliamTaft 2 years ago

Do you have any additional image of this moth?

JoZee
JoZee 4 years ago

thank you very much, I will check out the clear winged moth site.

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 4 years ago

Beautiful spotting! It looks like a moth to me as well! Great mimicry. I would check out the Clearwing Moths (Family Sesiidae): http://bugguide.net/node/view/161/bgpage...

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 4 years ago

It has a moth-like appearance to me. Wonderful spotting.

Sally Chuang
Sally Chuang 4 years ago

wow...it is a big bee? so beautiful..

ABQ, New Mexico, USA

Lat: 35.11, Long: -106.65

Spotted on Sep 9, 2012
Submitted on Sep 9, 2012

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