Toleria contaminata

Until you get close to them, these clearwing moths (sukashiba) look remarkably like wasps. They even imitate wasps in their flight behavior, flying actively from leaf to leaf during daylight.

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Lepidoptera: Sesiidae
Toleria contaminata
= hachimagai-sukashiba-ga

Location: In sweet chestnut grove next to Munakata Common (Google map)

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