Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Slender clearwing
Hemaris gracilis

Observation date: June 05, 2022
Date notes: Noticed on a fairly warm partly cloudy afternoon hanging around the flowers on my deck.
Submitted by: Maggie May
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Fairly warm partly cloudy afternoon, light breeze. Sipping nectar. Visited all the flowers on my deck (petunias, verbena, single and double mini petunias). Did not go near the NG impatiens. Attracted to the brightly colored flowers.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: June 08, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, New York, Franklin County