Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1292580

Slender clearwing
Hemaris gracilis

Observation date: June 02, 2021
Submitted by: Lindacnlm
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Sunny, 80 degrees F, sipping from cotoneaster.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: June 06, 2021
Coordinator notes: Reddish legs plus width of dark border on hindwing indicate H. gracilis. H. thysbe has white legs.
Checklist region(s): United States, Michigan, Mason County