Friday, March 25, 2011

Snowberry Clearwing moth - first Brewster Co. record


"Confirmed that H. diffinis is NEW for Brewster. It probably occurs "commonly" in the Chisos, but nobody's ever reported it up there... Not unusual to find them at higher elevations in NM and AZ...." - Texas Lepidoptera Survey, 25 March 2011.

I happened across this guy, Hemaris diffinis, back on 18 March 2011. Simply perched near the center of a large rosemary shrub in the Courtyard Cafe at Marathon Motel. Add another first county documentation discovered on grounds at the motel.

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  1. Congratulations. Keep up the great work!

  2. It's going to be a good Spring and Summer, Carolyn. :-)

    Thanks, and we'll see you two around.