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Squash vine borer moth

Melittia cucurbitae

Description:

On my acorn squash, about 1" or slightly less in length. Looks like a oddly built, orange, yellow jacket wasp.

Habitat:

Field/forest my veg garden.

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BeccaHitchens
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BeccaHitchens

Barrie, Ontario, Canada

Spotted on Jul 27, 2013
Submitted on Aug 17, 2013

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