Black Hummingbird Moth

Black Hummingbird Moth. See more ideas about hummingbird moth, moth, hummingbird. This resemblance is an example of convergent evolution.

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What is a hummingbird moth? The wings of hummingbird moths are clear, with a black or brown border, and are nearly invisible when they fly. The hummingbird moth can do the same, but trouble comes when it stops flapping.

The hummingbird moth can do the same, but trouble comes when it stops flapping.

The hummingbird moth is also known by the name(s) of: The males boast of a flared tail, very much like that of a hovering. A careful check of the size and a closer look unmasks this imposter as a hummingbird hawkmoth, macroglossum stellatarum. Hummingbird moth is the common name used for the genus hemaris, which include: