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Snowberry Clearwing Moth

Hemaris diffinis

Description:

Red orange and olive colored moth that resembles a hummingbird when it in flight. Has clear patches on it's wings.

Habitat:

Open boggy area of wooded wilderness feeding on Joe Pye weed and Jewell Weed.

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2 Comments

JimSinclair2
JimSinclair2 7 years ago

Canon T3i w/ Canon 100-400L lens. 1/1000th. Thanks, first time I have ever seen this moth. Very cool!

Darvesh
Darvesh 7 years ago

nice shot.... which camera are you using ??

JimSinclair2
Spotted by
JimSinclair2

Minnesota, USA

Spotted on Aug 25, 2013
Submitted on Aug 25, 2013

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