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Grape Root Borer Moth? - Vitacea polistiformis

Grape Root Borer Moth? - Vitacea polistiformis
Dauphin Island Audubon Bird Sanctuary, Mobile County, Alabama, USA
July 28, 2012
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We think this might be a Grape Root Borer Moth. (Thanks to Betsy Betros for showing us this moth.)

Loren and Babs Padelford
Bellevue, NE

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Grape Root Borer Moth? - Vitacea polistiformis Grape Root Borer Moth? - Vitacea polistiformis

Great Capture!
We did not see this one. Glad you did.

Moved
Moved from Sesioidea.

Moth ID
I would agree that is is a grape root borer (V. polistiformis).

Moved
Moved from Moths.

BTW...
she was ovipositing on the grape vine she is perched on.

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