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Photo#505704
Pickerelweed Borer - Bellura densa

Pickerelweed Borer - Bellura densa
Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA

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Moved to Bellura densa
Moved from Cattail Borer.

See comment below.

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Bellura densa
According to Chris Schmidt, this is densa, "... squared off wing, abdomen sticking past, less angled reniform...", despite the date. Please let us know if there is reason to disagree.

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Moved from Moths.

try this Tom
we were both tricked by where you found it... Bellura maybe Hodges#9526 (Bellura densa)
(and big thanks to Terry Harrison) for pointing me where to go.

 
Pickerelweed Borer Moth
It must have gone under the bark to overwinter then pupate. The poplar log it was on was at the edge of a small swamp that has pickerelweed.
Thanks for all the help getting this identified!

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