When a Moth Looks Like a Bee

Yesterday in the very warm weather after the morning rain I saw one of my favorite day-flying moths.  This bumblebee mimic is a snowberry clearwing, Hemaris diffinis.  Because of the high winds it kept to the low-growing dandelions.

 

 

About the roused bear

Nature photographer from central Iowa.
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