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 1283472

Observation date: August 07, 2020
Submitted by: T.M.Aigner@gmail.com
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Busy in evening sipping from yarrow and other wildflowers at edge of open seaside fields.
Status: Temporary Colonist
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: January 10, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.