Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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Did you know? The Hummingbird Clearwing (Hemaris thysbe) hovers in flight and uses its long tongue to sip nectar from flowers.

  Sighting 758956

Observation date: October 18, 2012
Submitted by: Stuart Marcus
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Trinity River Refuge HQ building under white light.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: March 29, 2013
Coordinator notes: verified with photo on Moth Photography Group web site http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu/species.php?hodges=5591
Checklist region(s): United States, Liberty County, Texas