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Slender clearwing
Hemaris gracilis

Observation date: June 07, 2020
Submitted by: mlanois
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: It was a sunny day with temps about 84 degrees. This moth landed on a plant close to the ground and stayed there at rest for less than a minute before flying off, not to be relocated.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ilona L.
Verified date: June 08, 2020
Coordinator notes: Nice one! I've only seen one photo from Wisconsin on bugguide.net for this species.
Checklist region(s): United States, Wisconsin, Jackson County