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Photo#37100
clearwing? - Zenodoxus palmii

clearwing? - Zenodoxus palmii
Calf Creek Falls trail, Escalante, Garfield County, Utah, USA
September 17, 2005
Is this a clearwing moth - family Sesiidae?

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Mimic
What an excellent wasp mimic! The thumbnail fooled me.

Yes, it's a sesiid
Colour and locality fit the description for Zenodoxus palmii, Hodges #2518. Larvae bore into species of the Malvaceae.

 
Zenodoxus palmii
Thanks Tony.

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