Hummingbird Moth?

Asked September 3, 2018, 9:24 AM EDT

I took this picture last week of what I think is a hummingbird moth dining on my garden phlox. Is that what it is? I’ve seen them before but not with these beautiful pink wings!

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1 Response

Yes, that is indeed a hummingbird moth. They are beautiful!