The sesiidae, are a family of moths (also called egeridi) that includes more than 1,300 species, widespread in all continents. Moths are characterized by aposematic habitus (The aposematism is the coloring of a part more or less extensive body of an animal for the purpose of Warning against possible predators. Animals that use colors aposematic are toxic or poisonous, or they simply disgusting, for species which may use them as food). They are characterized by the wings largely devoid of scales and transparent, and with the body colored in bright bands that make them similar to bees and wasps; The buzz emitting they are flying and some habits implement the aposematic effect . They reach a wingspan of up to 4 cm. The larvae live digging tunnels under the bark of the trunks, or branches, roots, stems, and many of them They are harmful to fruit crops such as apple and peach.
Bembecia ichneumoniformis, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)...information