Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1336417

Squash Vine Borer
Melittia cucurbitae

Observation date: July 21, 2022
Submitted by: Nelson Mostow
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: seen flying in a way similar to broad bordered bee hawk moth but smaller. Got quick photo with iphone when it landed near base of zucchini plant.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: August 10, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Ohio, Cuyahoga County