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Hi,
Can you help identify this bug? It reminded me of the humming bird moth untill I got a closer look at it. I was happy to be able to get so many pictures. This is the first time that I have seen this one and would like to know more about it. Thanks for your help. PS I FORGOT TO MENTION IN THE FIRST E-MAIL THAT I LIVE IN THE UPPER NORTHWEST CORNER OF PENNA. NEAR ERIE, AND THIS THING IS UNUSUALL FOR MY AREA.
Debbie Smith

Hi Debbie,
This is a Long-Tailed Skipper, Urbanus proteus, a butterfly, not a moth. Though they are more common in the south, you are withing the range of the species.

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