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2 Species ID Suggestions

Cephonodes kingii Sphingidae
ceherzog 11 years ago
Hummingbird Clearwing Moth
Hemaris thysbe Hemaris thysbe, the Hummingbird Clearwing Moth

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BrianDrourr 11 years ago

Thanks all for the photo compliments and for all your help with IDing the critters!

Annie T
Annie T 11 years ago

Fantastic photo!

alicelongmartin 11 years ago

So pretty so clearly caught by the camera!

CoraVajnai 11 years ago

So pretty!! :)

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 11 years ago

I think ceherzog is right on with this one. The other suggestion is close but that moth is found in Australia, this is in the US.

ceherzog 11 years ago

Actually, now that I look at the Cephonodes...I think that is the correct ID. I just don't know if it occurs in Vermont.

InannaBintAli 11 years ago

Looks like a sphinx moth to me, too:

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Burlington, Vermont, USA

Spotted on Aug 1, 2011
Submitted on Aug 1, 2011

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