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Lilac borers - mating pair - Podosesia syringae - male - female

Lilac borers - mating pair - Podosesia syringae - Male Female
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
May 3, 2015
After find where clearwing moths had emerged from my lilac, I found this pristine mating pair one branch over.

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Moved from Ash/Lilac Borers.

Lilac Borers
I think that we can move this series down to species for Podosesia syringae. There are only two species in the genus in North America.
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