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 1247742

Observation date: May 07, 2020
Date notes: 40 F full moon. Temp up in low 60s during the day
Submitted by: RobertWeeden
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: aspen forest attracted to black light 24 mm FWL Hopefully not too worn to id
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: December 17, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Alaska, Fairbanks North Star