Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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Did you know? The Hummingbird Clearwing (Hemaris thysbe) hovers in flight and uses its long tongue to sip nectar from flowers.

  Sighting 1238950

Observation date: November 04, 2019
Submitted by: Joyce Kozdrowski
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Temp. -0.5 C. 20 individuals counted around porch light and on walls, mostly sitting quietly or 1 or 2 flying around. Wingspan 2.5 to 3.5 cm. 4 or 5 individuals on walls in the morning.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: November 12, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, British Columbia