Subject: Bug identification
Location: Newton, IA 50208
October 29, 2012 8:31 am
I live in Newton, Ia. This bug visits my flowerbed every fall. It moves like a hummingbird but has yellow and black stripes. I have tried to take a picture of it for three years. I got lucky this year. I look forward to seeing it each fall. Please let me know what it is at … .
Signature: Valerie Barney
This is a beautiful action photo of a Whitelined Sphinx or Striped Morning Sphinx, Hyles lineata. They do resemble a hummingbird in flight.