Subject: What is this?
Location: Montgomery county Pennsylvania
August 24, 2017 7:24 am
Trying to figure out what this bug is.
Signature: Curious chick

Squash Vine Borer

Dear Curious chick,
This is a Squash Vine Borer, a moth that mimics a wasp for protection against predators.  Larvae are borers in the stems of squash and related plants that can destroy a plant or drastically reduce its yield.

Location: Mongomery County, Pennsylvania

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