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Swamp Monarch and ?????? #6945523
07/28/20 03:16 PM
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The monarch in the Swamp I know. But the other creature on the flowerbed flower Looked like a moth and a Bee combined?

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[Linked Image]Does anyone know?


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Re: Swamp Monarch and ?????? [Re: 330-Trapper] #6945525
07/28/20 03:18 PM
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Looks like a hummingbird moth to me.

Re: Swamp Monarch and ?????? [Re: Yote52] #6945527
07/28/20 03:21 PM
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Originally Posted by Yote52
Looks like a hummingbird moth to me.

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Re: Swamp Monarch and ?????? [Re: 330-Trapper] #6945535
07/28/20 03:30 PM
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Piney va. soon be 19
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Yeppers humming bird moth


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Re: Swamp Monarch and ?????? [Re: 330-Trapper] #6945542
07/28/20 03:44 PM
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I'll say it too, hummingbird moth


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Re: Swamp Monarch and ?????? [Re: 330-Trapper] #6945544
07/28/20 03:46 PM
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Pig castrator?


Every kid needs a Dog and a Curmudgeon.

Remember Bowe Bergdahl, the traitor.

Beware! Jill Pudlewski, Ron Oates and Keven Begesse are liars and thiefs!
Re: Swamp Monarch and ?????? [Re: BigBob] #6945548
07/28/20 03:50 PM
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Originally Posted by BigBob
Pig castrator?

Thanks Bob


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Re: Swamp Monarch and ?????? [Re: 330-Trapper] #6945550
07/28/20 03:51 PM
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Much more than you ever wanted to know about Hummingbird Moths-
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Hummingbird+Moth


Note to self- Engage brain before opening mouth (or hitting the ENTER key/SUBMIT button).

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Re: Swamp Monarch and ?????? [Re: 330-Trapper] #6945577
07/28/20 04:47 PM
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Originally Posted by 330-Trapper
Originally Posted by BigBob
Pig castrator?

Thanks Bob

You're welcome, gonna be OL for a while again, so just hadda do it! LOL


Every kid needs a Dog and a Curmudgeon.

Remember Bowe Bergdahl, the traitor.

Beware! Jill Pudlewski, Ron Oates and Keven Begesse are liars and thiefs!
Re: Swamp Monarch and ?????? [Re: 330-Trapper] #6945653
07/28/20 05:37 PM
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Hemaris Thysbe

Re: Swamp Monarch and ?????? [Re: Turtledale] #6945705
07/28/20 06:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Turtledale
Hemaris Thysbe



What he said. Neat little critters.


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Re: Swamp Monarch and ?????? [Re: 330-Trapper] #6945750
07/28/20 06:56 PM
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Cool pictures! The butterflies are starting to come down now.

Re: Swamp Monarch and ?????? [Re: Turtledale] #6945840
07/28/20 08:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Turtledale
Hemaris thysbe

Hummingbird clearwing moth, these have a red band in the abdomen
the Snowberry clearwing moth Hemaris diffinis the band is black.
There is also H. gracilis slender clearwings has brown abdomen

Depends where in Minnesota where you are. and the suns reflection of the colour

Last edited by Northof50; 07/28/20 08:28 PM.
Re: Swamp Monarch and ?????? [Re: 330-Trapper] #6945852
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Refer to some of Jonathan post about these moths in the archives.

Re: Swamp Monarch and ?????? [Re: 330-Trapper] #6945963
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Thanks LAtrapper!!!

& Northof50. And Im in 55063 mid state NE of Minnesota


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Re: Swamp Monarch and ?????? [Re: 330-Trapper] #6945982
07/28/20 11:11 PM
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The interphase of the habitats parklands/ prairie is where the Snowberry Clearwing comes in since I have seen then south of Mahnomen Minn.
The larvae have quite a interesting habits of feeding as in all Sphinx moth larvae have

Re: Swamp Monarch and ?????? [Re: Northof50] #6946010
07/29/20 12:14 AM
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Originally Posted by Northof50
The interphase of the habitats parklands/ prairie is where the Snowberry Clearwing comes in since I have seen then south of Mahnomen Minn.
The larvae have quite a interesting habits of feeding as in all Sphinx moth larvae have

Show some larvae...

Awesome info


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Re: Swamp Monarch and ?????? [Re: 330-Trapper] #6946127
07/29/20 06:47 AM
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Most people are use to see the Tobacco horn worm or the dreaded Tomato cousin of these Sphinx moths..

Re: Swamp Monarch and ?????? [Re: 330-Trapper] #6946128
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i just got the 410 out for the fruit bees or whatever them huge buggers are.good practice for goose a month from now.









Re: Swamp Monarch and ?????? [Re: 330-Trapper] #6946136
07/29/20 06:58 AM
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330-Trapper, very cool, thanks for sharing. And thanks to the members for the ID and info!

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