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Moths - Snowberry Clearwing Hummingbird Moth

Snowberry Clearwing Hummingbird Moth - Hemaris diffinis
Snowberry Clearwing Hummingbird Moth - Hemaris diffinis
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 

The Snowberry Clearwing Hummingbird Moth more closely resembles a large bunblebee than a hummingbird. Hummingbird moths fly during daylight hours.

Did You Know?

Stemless Hymenoxys

The scientific name for the Stemless Hymenoxys is Hymemoxys acaulis. Acaulis means "stemless" and referes to the leafless stalks which bear the flower heads. More...