Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1220933

Snowberry Clearwing
Hemaris diffinis

Observation date: July 29, 2019
Submitted by: WINGSaloftinKS
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Seen flying pretty quickly from one vinca blossom to the next to feed (about 20 vinca plants in the bed, half magenta and the other half a violet color). Would visit 2-3 blossoms on the plant, then move to the next vinca plant and hit a couple of blossoms there, then move to the next one and do the same thing, then circled them all again. Weather: 89 degrees, 38% humidity, clear skies.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: July 31, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Kansas, Douglas County