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05-AUG-2005 Lejun

Snowberry Clearwing Moth Male (7855)

Copyright Lewis Scharpf

Hemaris diffinis
Hodges #7855

Nikon Coolpix 8700
1/4000s f/6.1 at 19.9mm iso50 with Flash full exif

other sizes: small medium original auto
Guest 13-Jul-2012 02:23
I saw a woman comment she saw these in Santa Monica Mts in California. We have them in Western PA also. I don't think always. I have just noticed them the last 15 years. I first thought they were baby hummingbirds! They fly like them.
uofmtiger04-Jul-2006 16:05
Yep! This is exactly the same thing I had in my yard. Thanks for the info and the link!

BTW Great shot!