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 1289028

Observation date: April 21, 2021
Submitted by: Ken Cheeks
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Observed mating near a mixed hardwood-pine forest
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: April 22, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.