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Strawberry crown moth  Geotagged,Summer,Synanthedon bibionipennis,United States Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

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  1. I agree. Synanthedon bibionipennis is similar too, though. Hope you get feedback on BG. Posted one month ago
    1. BugGuide agrees with you :) Posted one month ago
      1. Glad they could confirm! You have sooo many tricky species in your area and the challenge of trying to ID them is so fun. Posted one month ago

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''Synanthedon bibionipennis'', the strawberry crown moth, is a moth of the family Sesiidae. It is found in western North America from Montana south to Texas westward to the Pacific coast and from British Columbia to California. It is an introduced species in Hawaii.

The wingspan is about 20 mm. Adults are on wing from April to August. There is one generation per year. Adults are brightly colored, with a black abdomen banded with yellow on the second, fifth and sixth abdominal segments.
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Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by morpheme
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Uploaded Aug 13, 2022. Captured Aug 12, 2022 15:04 in 5310 26th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98108, USA.
  • X-E2
  • f/18.0
  • 1/320s
  • ISO800
  • 80mm