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What’s that Bug(s)
Bugman, I live in Rochester, NY and was walking through my front yard when this bug(s) flew at me at roughly eye level and then landed on my gutter. Any ideas what I am looking at here? A wasp maybe? Thanks,
Chris

Hi Chris,
What an awesome image you have of mating Peach Tree Borers, Synanthedon exitiosa. These are wasp mimic moths whose caterpillars bore into the wood of peach trees, causing considerable damage. This species exhibits marked sexual dimorphism. The female is the larger of the pair with the bright red stripe on her abdomen.

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