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Paranthrene tabaniformis - male

Paranthrene tabaniformis - Male
Near Marcellus, Cass County, Michigan, USA
July 3, 1971
Size: 8-14 mm wing length
I collected this specimen along a county roadside swale on a milkweed bloom. This species is found throughout much of the United States and Canada including Alaska. The food plant is various willow species (Salix). This image is from "A Guide to the Clearwing Borers (Sesiidae) of the North Central United States", North Central Regional Publication No. 394, Updated March 2004.

Moved from Paranthrene.

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