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The Snowberry Clearwing Moth is a small hummingbird moth which more closely mimics a large bumblebee rather than a hummingbird.The wings are basically clear, with dark brown to brownish-orange veins, bases and edges. The thorax is golden-brown to dark greenish-brown. The abdomen tends to be dark (black) with 1-2 yellow segments just before the terminal end. These yellow segments are in much sharper contrast to the rest of the abdomen than in somewhat similar species.
Edges, fields with flowers. Adults feed actively on flower nectar during the day while hovering at blossoms
Adults fly from March to September (two broods) in the south; shorter season in the north.