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 1224649

Observation date: August 10, 2019
Submitted by: Christine Stanke
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ilona L.
Verified date: August 15, 2019
Coordinator notes: Diathrausta harlequinalis and D. reconditalis can not be distiguished reliably from photos.
Checklist region(s): United States, Wisconsin, Milwaukee County