Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1093508

Slender clearwing
Hemaris gracilis

Observation date: August 02, 2016
Submitted by: Troyb
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The moth was observed just before sunset sipping nectar from native Monarda flowers. Temperature was 87 degrees F with a dew point of 69 degrees.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: October 08, 2016
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Minnesota, Hennepin County