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Clearwing Moth

Observed: 17th May 2011 By: jccurdjccurd’s reputation in Invertebratesjccurd’s reputation in Invertebratesjccurd’s reputation in Invertebratesjccurd’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

When I took this picture in France recently, the last thing that went through my mind was "moth". However, a moth it apparently is and, furthermore, one that gives me another fighting chance at identification. This looks like a Red-tipped Clearwing, to me.

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Species interactions

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Species with which Red-tipped Clearwing (Synanthedon formicaeformis) interacts