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 1250905

Observation date: May 18, 2020
Submitted by: jrmbutterfly
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Length 26 mm. Fluorescent UV light set up from 9:00 pm till 11:00 pm. Dirt road through closed canopy Douglas-fir forest with understory of maple (Acer glabrum).
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: December 17, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, British Columbia