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Approximately 1 l/2-l 3/4" in length. Body is tan color with black and white banding. Antenna and legs have same black/white striping.


Backyard garden on butterfly bush.


This interesting creature caught my eye as it left a leaf and grabbed onto a blossom of the butterfly bush. Several times as I watched, it went deep into the blossoms. It climbed the stalk of the blossoms to reach blossoms above. I did not see it fly and cannot tell if it has wings.


Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 11 years ago

Thank you, that makes me lean towards Pselliopus cinctus more.

ElaineWebb 11 years ago

Jakubko, I called the color tan but it is more yellow-orange. It definitely is not a bright orange.

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 11 years ago

Please verify! P. barberi is similar, but usually a brighter orange.

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Connecticut, USA

Spotted on Jun 25, 2013
Submitted on Jun 26, 2013

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