There are 4 species of Hummingbird Moths in North America. There are two of these in Ohio the Hummingbird Clearwing and the Snowberry. The Humming bird Clearwing is reddish brown and black. The Snowberry is black with yellow bands.

They are 1-2 inches long with a wingspan of 2-3 inches. They feed on nectar through their proboscis which is as long as their body. The adult can live for up to 7 months. The wings are covered with colorful scales. The scales fall off in areas making the wings clear.



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