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Article: Hummingbird Pollinators: Hummingbird Hawkmoth

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Lecanto, FL

July 20, 2009
4:27 PM

Post #6841918


I'm certain what you saw was a Hummingbird Hawkmoth, Macroglossum stellatarum.

We had them in Central New Mexico.

We moved to Central Florida and we find them here as well. This morning as I
was ready to send this e-mail, my husband called me to see one. It is darker
and smaller than the ones we had in New Mexico.

Here are some links:

Hope they help.


Mount Laurel, NJ
(Zone 7a)

July 21, 2009
7:43 PM

Post #6847221

Hi, thanks so much for the links...I'll check them out :)

Happy Gardening,

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