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Subject:  Looks like a rare moth almost 1″ wingspan and length
Geographic location of the bug:  NW Montana
Your letter to the bugman:  I saw this in our lawn a few days ago. Thought it was a bee, but could actually be a moth.
How you want your letter signed:  Rich Kurth

Bee Hawkmoth

Dear Rich,
This Bee Hawk Moth is called solely by its scientific name 
Hemaris thetis on BugGuide. but on Sphingidae of the Americas, it is given a physiologically descriptive common name.

Thank you Daniel. You nailed it. An absolutely beautiful moth.
Rich

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Montana

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