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The Elder Shoot Borer Moth or Spindle Worm is a moth species of the Noctuidae family.
The species has been known to taxonomists since at least 1841 but gained notoriety in 1927, when many of the species were found boring into the shoots of the common elder bush in Wisconsin, USA.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Gary B
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Uploaded Jul 23, 2019. Captured Jul 22, 2019 21:56 in 4408 Miller Rd, Barnum, MN 55707, USA.
  • Canon EOS Rebel T6
  • f/4.0
  • 1/64s
  • ISO800
  • 100mm