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Sphingidae
890179.007855Hemaris diffinis (Boisduval, 1836) – Snowberry Clearwing Moth

Patrick Coin
Similar Species:

  • Gary Anweiler, E. H. Strickland Museum

  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Macroglossa diffinis Boisduval, 1836
Haemorrhagia ariadne Barnes & McDunnough, 1910
Sesia axillaris Grote & Robinson, 1868
Macroglossa fumosa Strecker, 1874
Sesia grotei Butler, 1874
Hemaris marginalis Grote, 1873
Hemaris metathetis Butler, 1876
Hemaris tenuis Grote, 1873
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. 117; pl. 11.1-13. order
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 41.1m, 41.2m; p. 245. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at Bill Oehlke's moth website - Hemaris diffinis
  • 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. 163; pl. 5.5-6, 8-9.
Hemaris diffinis
Nolie Schneider
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John Himmelman
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Peter J. Bryant
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Mike Boone
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Ken Childs
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Ken Childs
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Jim des Rivieres
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Jim des Rivieres
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40mm – Jim Vargo
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Valerie G. Bugh

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Jason Dombroskie

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Bob Cammarata LG

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Canadian National Collection LG

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Jane & John Balaban

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Janice Stiefel
5th instar
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Martha Reinhardt

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Bob Webster LG

Hemaris diffinis
Martha Reinhardt

Hemaris diffinis
Martha Reinhardt

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Jason Dombroskie

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Patrick Coin
1st instar
Hemaris diffinis
Patrick Coin


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