Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1222197

Hummingbird Clearwing
Hemaris thysbe

Observation date: July 28, 2019
Submitted by: CharlesW
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I was checking my wildflowers for bumblebee and this moth was visiting too. First time I've seen one though I remember seeing the larger species when I was young. The bee balm patch is in the shade of a small oak tree.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jamesdurbin
Verified date: April 02, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Iowa, Fayette County