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 908946

Observation date: July 01, 2013
Submitted by: wsensei
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: extremely hot, lots of them flying and landing on plants on side of road
Status: Resident
Verified by: kellyrichers
Verified date: July 09, 2013
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Shasta County