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Raspberry Crown Borer

Pennisetia marginata


About 5/8" long, black and yellow banded colors, looks similar to a bee or wasp.


Garden habitat, amongst blackberry canes.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Raspberry Crown Borer Moth
Pennisetia marginatum Moth Photographers Group – Living Moths Plate 06 – Sesiidae

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1 Comment

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 4 months ago

CEJ, I am suggesting this ID ( including species) from the other side of the world, hope it's right. It's definitely a wasp mimic ! Nice spotting..

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Maryland, USA

Lat: 38.58, Long: -77.03

Spotted on Sep 24, 2018
Submitted on Sep 25, 2018

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