My what a big proboscis you have ! by gardencat

My what a big proboscis you have !

He looks like a squash vine borer moth, a member of the clearwing moth family. For as beautiful as they are, they can be very damaging to a garden. It is extraordinary how they mimic other insects to protect themselves. Spectacular capture.
July 5th, 2016  
Excellent macro
July 5th, 2016  
superb shot
July 5th, 2016  
@terrinorthwind Thanks for your response. I'm now in fear for my zucchini crop. I did only see one, and he was on the other side of the garden from the zucchini plants, but once you see one insect...
July 8th, 2016  
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