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Clear winged humming bird moth & Tiger swallowtail butterfly

Hemaris Thysbe & Papilio Glaucus


Clear winged humming bird moth (hemaris thysbe) & Tiger swallowtail butterfly (papilio glaucus) The clearwinged humming bird having a furrie type body shape of a shrimp with clear butterfly fly type wings & all the characteristics of a humming bird. Extremely fast & direct from point A to B and being able to hover as well, not like your standard moth/butterfly. Not much to say about the Tiger swallowtail butterfly, it acts just like a butterfly should.


Gardens or anywhere where there may be flowers with pollen or nector.

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P. L. Mertikas
P. L. Mertikas 7 years ago

Thank you Elizabeth, Kathleen & Jason! Thx for the info as well Kathleen.

JasonGonzalez 7 years ago

very nice

Nice! 2 species on 1 flower. Welcome to Project Noah! I am just wondering why you put your species names into the ID suggestion box? You would only do that for someone else's spotting when they have asked for help with the ID or when they have an incorrect ID. Look forward to seeing more lovely spottings from you!

ElizabethMason 7 years ago


P. L. Mertikas
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P. L. Mertikas

Manhattan, New York, USA

Spotted on Jul 26, 2013
Submitted on Jul 27, 2013

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