Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 982536

Squash Vine Borer
Melittia cucurbitae

Observation date: June 23, 2014
Submitted by: rcpwaynenj
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Body length is a bit over 1". Seemed to have a prehensile proboscis. Feeding on milkweed blooms, Wayne, NJ.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: July 04, 2014
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Jersey, Passaic County