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Sphingidae
890177.007853Hemaris thysbe (Fabricius, 1775) – Hummingbird Clearwing Moth

Nolie Schneider
Similar Species:

  • Gary Anweiler, E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Sesia thysbe Fabricius, 1775
Haemorrhagia buffaloensis Grote & Robinson, 1867
Sesia cimbiciformis Stephens, 1828
Macroglossa etolus Boisduval, [1875]
Haemorrhagia floridensis Grote & Robinson, 1867
Sesia fuscicaudis Walker, 1856
Sphinx pelasgus Cramer, 1779
Macroglossa pyramus Boisduval, [1875]
Sesia ruficaudus Kirby, 1837
Sesia uniformis Grote & Robinson, 1868
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Hodges, R. W., 1971. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 21:p. 115; pl. 10.16-18. order
  • Species Page at Bill Oehlke's moth website - Hemaris thysbe
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
  • Species page at Moths of North Dakota.
  • Tuttle, J. P., 2007. Hawk Moths of North America: p. 160; pl. 5.14-15.
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Nolie Schneider
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John Himmelman
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Steve Nanz
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Janice Stiefel
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Roy Brown
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Jim des Rivieres
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Jim des Rivieres
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50mm – Jim Vargo
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Canadian National Collection LG

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Janice Stiefel
5th instar
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Giff Beaton LG
on Viburnum
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Tom Murray

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