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Snowberry clearwing

Snowberry clearwing
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Copyright: Paul Braynard (pbraynard) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 44 W: 0 N: 96] (891)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-08-08
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/5.0, 1/500 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-08-14 7:38
Viewed: 2922
Points: 1
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Snowberry clearwing (Hemaris diffinis)
Family: Sphinx Moths, Hawkmoths (Sphingidae)
Subfamily: Macroglossinae (Macroglossinae)
This Sphinx is enjoying a vinca flower in my garden.

Thanks for stopping by for a look-see.


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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2010-08-14 8:43]

Hello Paul,
A nice capture of this species of Hemaris feeding. Thiough a little soft it is well seen against a the colourful BG from a nive lateral POV.
Thanks for sharing this,

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