Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1087206

Squash Vine Borer
Melittia cucurbitae

Observation date: July 03, 2016
Submitted by: alison.margaret
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Hovering, sipping nectar from thistle flower; ovipositing on zucchini (found two afterwards on the stem underside), photographed resting on a hosta leaf.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: July 03, 2016
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, Ontario