Hemaris thysbe, the Hummingbird Clearwing Moth

Hemaris thysbe
hee-MAGH-rihsmm THIHS-bee
(Fabricius, 1775) Sesia thysbe

Hemaris thysbe, Geary, Sunbury County, New Brunswick, Canada,
August 1, 2010, courtesy of Helen M˛rag McKinnon.

Hemaris thysbe, Geary, Sunbury County, New Brunswick, Canada,
August 1, 2010, courtesy of Helen M˛rag McKinnon.

Hemaris thysbe, Geary, Sunbury County, New Brunswick, Canada,
August 1, 2010, courtesy of Helen M˛rag McKinnon.

Hemaris thysbe, Geary, Sunbury County, New Brunswick, Canada,
August 1, 2010, courtesy of Helen M˛rag McKinnon.

Hemaris thysbe, Geary, Sunbury County, New Brunswick, Canada,
August 1, 2010, courtesy of Helen M˛rag McKinnon.

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TAXONOMY:

Family: Sphingidae, Latreille, 1802
Subfamily: Macroglossinae, Harris, 1839
Tribe: Dilophonotini, Burmeister, 1878
Genus: Hemaris (Dalman, 1816) was Sesia...........
Species: thysbe (Fabricius, 1775)

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