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Old 09-07-2003, 01:42 PM
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Funny I saw several of the moth thingies in my ornamentals.....Scared the crap out of 2 yr old....hehe...
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Old 09-07-2003, 11:16 PM
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Maybe something like this?
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Old 09-07-2003, 11:59 PM
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AAHHHHHHH----run-away, run-away!!! It is MOTHRA, king of all moths!!!!
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Old 09-08-2003, 12:53 AM
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Could this be it?
http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/d...hs/mo/1060.htm
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Old 09-08-2003, 01:09 AM
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That's it!

Snowberry Clearwing

I never thought to look for a moth because it looked so much like a bee, mostly because of it's coloring.

The second picture looks alot more like it. I'll try to attach it.

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Old 09-08-2003, 07:40 AM
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Thats the varmit.
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Old 09-08-2003, 12:08 PM
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It is a Hummingbird Moth. The Snowberry clearwing is also a Hummingbird Moth. They are one and the same. The are beneficial and will not hurt you.
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Old 09-09-2003, 06:47 PM
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Now that I know what area to look in, I've found a few more facts about these moths.

A Hummingbird Clearwing (Hummingbird Moth) is green, and really, really resembles a hummingbird when it flies by. They are found mostly in the North and East, and seen pretty often.

A Snowberry Clearwing (as pictured above) is smaller than the Hummingbird Clearwing, yellow and black, and resembles a bumble bee. These are seen from coast to coast, but alot more rare to find.

They are both sphinx moths, but different in color and size. At least that's the only differences I could find.

Here are a few pictures of the Hummingbird Clearwing.

Thanks again for all your help and information.
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Old 09-09-2003, 06:49 PM
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Here is another....
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Old 09-12-2003, 02:23 AM
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Didn't get that close to the sucker, even got a curled tounge thingy
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