Butterflies and Moths of North America

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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.

Assembly Moth
Samea ecclesialis Guenée, 1854


Family: Crambidae
Subfamily: Pyraustinae
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Range: North Carolina to Florida, west to Texas, and south in the neotropics to Brazil
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