clear-winged sphinx moth

clear-winged sphinx moth

6067  Hi.   My friend took this in Gander, NL in his garden.

This is a clear-winged sphinx moth in the genus Hemaris, likely H. thysbe, a very widespread species known as the hummingbird clearwing. See https://tinyurl.com/3ufbql4 for more detailed information. Ed Saugstad, retired entomologist; Sinks Grove, WV.