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7853 - Hummingbird Clearwing | by Roy Cohutta
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7853 - Hummingbird Clearwing

Hemaris thysbe - Hummingbird Clearwing - Hodges#7853 | Chickasawhatchee WMA, Dougherty County, Southwest Georgia, USA | 17 March 2012 | Also on Moth Photographers Group (MPG)

 

Bombycoidea, Sphingidae - Sphinx Moths, Macroglossinae, Dilophonotini, Hemaris thysbe - Hummingbird Clearwing - Hodges#7853

 

Individual was taking nectar on flowers low to the ground. Apparently, there are two flights in the south: March-June and August-October.

 

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Taken on March 18, 2012