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Hummingbird Clearwing Moth

Hemaris thysbe

Description:

Family: Sphingidae, Subfamily: Macroglossinae. Length: 25-30 mm. Mostly transparent wings have jagged chestnut borders and veins. Thorax is uniformly light brown. Dark chestnut abdomen has yellowish segments at base. Hosts: Honeysuckle, snowberry, cherry, plum. Finding on nectar of Bee Balm. Diurnal.

Habitat:

Meadow and gardens.


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2 Comments

armadeus.4
armadeus.4 5 years ago

Amazing!

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 5 years ago

awesome clicks Carol....

Carol Snow Milne
Spotted by
Carol Snow Milne

penna, USA

Lat: 40.84, Long: -75.64

Spotted on Jul 15, 2014
Submitted on Jul 21, 2014

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