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Hummingbird Clearwing

Hemaris thysbe

Description:

Adults are frequently mistaken for hummingbirds or bees because of their fast-moving wings and coloration. They have a two inch wingspan.

Notes:

Very fast flying moth with see through wings and fuzzy body.

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Hummingbird Clearwing
Hemaris thysbe Hemaris thysbe


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9 Comments

CourtneyVerk
CourtneyVerk 9 years ago

Thank you Brian Parsons!

Brian Parsons
Brian Parsons 9 years ago

Great series of macro captures of one of my favorite moths

CourtneyVerk
CourtneyVerk 9 years ago

Thanks ThomasPasco :)

OneArseneWenger
OneArseneWenger 9 years ago

Incredible!!

OneArseneWenger
OneArseneWenger 9 years ago

Incredible!!

CourtneyVerk
CourtneyVerk 9 years ago

Thank you MayraSpringmann!

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 9 years ago

Wow!! Wonderful! Great series!

CourtneyVerk
CourtneyVerk 9 years ago

Thanks dandoucette! I appreciate the ID. This spotting was not an easy one to capture :)

dandoucette
dandoucette 9 years ago

Fantastic spotting and amazing photos Courtney! Well done!

CourtneyVerk
Spotted by
CourtneyVerk

Belleville, Ontario, Canada

Spotted on May 27, 2012
Submitted on Jun 3, 2012

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