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Squash Vine Borer

Melittia cucurbitae




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2 Comments

Small Wonders
Small Wonders 7 years ago

@KristalWatrous - Yes, I've often thought the same. Most of the 'borer' moths are rather stunning.

KristalWatrous
KristalWatrous 7 years ago

Surprisingly pretty for something so frustrating when it kills your zucchinis.

Small Wonders
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Small Wonders

Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

Lat: 42.96, Long: -85.67

Spotted on Jul 18, 2011
Submitted on Nov 7, 2011

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