Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Happy Pollinator Week: June 21-27, 2021! Butterflies and moths are pollinators of many flowering plants.

Did you know? The Hummingbird Clearwing (Hemaris thysbe) hovers in flight and uses its long tongue to sip nectar from flowers.

Photographs from Delaware

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Eacles imperialis Imperial moth

Family Sphingidae

Agrius cingulata Pink-spotted hawkmoth

Ceratomia amyntor Elm sphinx

Ceratomia catalpae Catalpa sphinx

Lapara coniferarum Southern pine sphinx

Manduca quinquemaculata Five-spotted hawkmoth

Manduca sexta Carolina sphinx

Paonias excaecata Blinded sphinx

Aellopos titan Titan sphinx

Darapsa myron Virginia creeper sphinx

Eumorpha achemon Achemon sphinx

Eumorpha fasciatus Banded sphinx

Eumorpha pandorus Pandorus Sphinx

Hemaris diffinis Snowberry Clearwing

Hemaris thysbe Hummingbird Clearwing