Snowberry Clearwing

When is a bumblebee not a bumblebee?

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It’s not when it’s a snowberry clearwing moth (Hemaris diffinis).

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They are a day-flying moth. Their range includes southern California and east to Maine and Florida.

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4 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Therese Tree Liver on July 3, 2015 at 11:19 am

    Oh, this is wonderful! Lovely shots.

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  2. I’d be surprised if they could survive here. I rarely see snowberries and when I do they’re in someone’s yard.

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