Squash Vine Borer Moth - approx. 2 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Family: Sesiidae (Clearwing Moths)
Genus: Melittia
Species: Cucurbitae (formerly Satyriniformis)
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Page Last Updated: October 19 2019
Virginia Creeper Clearwing - approx. 2 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Albuna
Species: Fraxini
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Updated January 15 2009
Family: Sesiidae (Clearwing Moths)
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5 species
European Hornet Moth - approx. 2.5 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Family: Sesiidae (Clearwing Moths)
Genus: Sesia
Species: Apiformis
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Updated November 26 2012
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Larva feeds on Poplar (genus Populus)
Raspberry Crown Borer Moth - approx. 1.3 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Family: Sesiidae (Clearwing Moths)
Genus: Pennisetia
Species: Marginata
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Updated August 13 2013
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Larva bore into and feed on stems of Raspberry and
Blueberry
Squash Vine Borer Moth on Japanese Knotweed - approx. 2 cm - Lower Don Valley (Leaside) - August 2007
European Hornet Moth on Red-osier Dogwood - approx. 2.5 cm - Leslie Spit - June 2010
Raspberry Crown Borer Moth on Dog-strangling Vine - approx. 1.3 cm - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - August 2013
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Updated August 6 2017
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Virginia Creeper Clearwing - approx. 2 cm - Terra Cotta Conservation Area - August 2017
Red Maple Borer - approx. 1 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Synanthedon
Species: Acerrubri
Family: Sesiidae (Clearwing Moths)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Red Maple Borer - approx. 1 cm - Speyside (Halton Hills) - July 2017
Also known as Maple Clearwing - Synanthedon acerni
(Maple Callus Borer) is similar but has yellow
forewings in
the
subterminal area