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.

  Sighting 1028636

Observation date: August 10, 2013
Submitted by: Roy Morris
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: at UV/MV light set up
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: March 16, 2015
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Florida, Polk County