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Size: about 3/8 inch long The photo with fruit is provided as a frame of reference. The insect is seen on a crabapple. Head- metallic gold


Observed in treed area next to wetlands. Feeding on Crabapple fruit hanging in Crabapple tree. Pacific Northwest, Willamette Valley, Hillsboro, Oregon


Insect appeared to insert proboscis into fruit. Extracting juice.

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Hillsboro, Oregon, USA

Spotted on Oct 26, 2014
Submitted on Nov 1, 2014

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