Chamaesphecia Empiformis Moth up Close on Thyme

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Chamaesphecia empiformis is a moth of the family Sesiidae. It is found in Europe. It strongly resembles Chamaesphecia tenthrediniformis, some sources classify both as one length of the forewings is 6--10 mm. The moth flies from May to August depending on the larvae feed on Cypress moth is an insect related to the butterfly, both being of the order Lepidoptera. Most of this order are moths; there are thought to be approximately 160,000 species of moth, with many species yet to be described. Most species of moth are nocturnal, but there are also crepuscular and diurnal Credit: PristurusLicense: CC BY-SA

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