Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1222673

Snowberry Clearwing
Hemaris diffinis

Observation date: August 04, 2019
Submitted by: GenLee834
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I thought this was a hummingbird at first. After I observed it for a brief time, I realized that it was a hummingbird moth. I heard someone on the radio talking about it and looked it up last summer. It was in the Lantana with the previously reported butterflies.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: August 04, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.