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Hummingbird Moth (Hemaris diffinis) discovered by hopeful (#4606)

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Sighting Info

Observed: June 22, 2012 @ 2:30 PM
Posted on: September 20, 2014 @ 8:33 PM (diff: 820 days)
Comments:
Have seen several over the years here in Gander around Lilacs and Snowball trees

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By Tclenche on 9/20/2014 9:31:29 PM

hmmmmmmmmmm

I have never seen this species before in spite of having the same type of trees.

Gret sighting !

By RegoR on 9/21/2014 10:39:16 AM

Nice pic. We had one here at Lumsden last year feeding on a northern wild plum flower.

By sam on 9/24/2014 9:35:36 PM

it is a very sharp photo. like.

By sam on 7/7/2015 11:22:39 PM

How big is the Moth?? Is that the snowball flower??

By Barry Hicks on 7/10/2015 9:31:13 AM

That is Hemaris thysbe. Also commonly called the clear winged hawk moth or hummingbird moth.

By hopeful on 1/3/2016 11:05:29 PM

Sam,
It was about 1.25 to 1.5 inches long. 

By sam on 1/4/2016 2:51:24 PM

many thanks, Hopeful. that'pretty big, also colorful. Happy New Year...

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