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Apple Bark Borer Moth
Photo © Judy Gallagher; Metz Wetland, Woodbridge, VA; July, 2010

Apple Bark Borer Moth
Synanthodon pryi
Superfamily Sesioidea
Family Sesiidae (Clearwing Moths)

Wingspan: 15-20 mm

Flight period: mid-May through mid-July

Habitat: Orchards, pastures, woodland edges and clearings, floodplains

Caterpillar host plants: Bark and cambium of apple, hawthorn, serviceberry, mountain-ash, pear