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Three's a crowd - Melittia grandis

Three's a crowd - Melittia grandis
Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
September 27, 2009
Size: 1 inch long approx
I am guessing from existing photos in bugguide that this may be Melittia grandis--just a guess, though, I am not very good at moth IDs. I think there was some mating behavior going on here, but I didn't wait around to be sure.

Moved from Sesioidea.

moth ID
They are Melittia grandis.

Moved from ID Request.

How about...
...Squash Vine Borer (Melittia cucurbitae)?

But let's wait for other opinions...


After reading your initial comments again, I retract my first guess :)

I think you are correct but, again, let's wait...

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