What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

Subject: Type of fly?
Location: Kent State University, Kent Ohio
August 13, 2012 3:43 pm
Spotted outside, close as we could get.
Overcast conditions, 78 degrees.
Signature: Brad Visker

Hummingbird Clearwing

Hi Brad,
This is a lovely photo of a Hummingbird Clearwing,
Hemaris thysbe, a diurnal species of moth that is frequently mistaken for a hummingbird because of its manner of flight.  You can read more about Hummingbird Clearwings on the Sphingidae of the Americas website.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
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