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Image of a silver-spotted skipper

Silver-Spotted Skipper

Epargyreus clarus
In a large, worldwide family that contains several thousand species, the silver-spotted skipper is one of the easiest to identify in our state.

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Photo of a Snowberry Clearwing

Snowberry Clearwing

Hemaris diffinis
This Missouri moth confuses people because it looks like a bumblebee and flies like a hummingbird!

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They Might Be Giants

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Big and colorful giant silk moths flutter through our woods and neighborhoods.

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Unusual Summer Insects

Unusual summer insects that you may be seeing around your yard or property.

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Photo of a Virginia Creeper Sphinx

Virginia Creeper Sphinx (Hog Sphinx)

Darapsa myron
This Missouri moth is common in woods and brushy areas and comes to lights at night. The larvae eat Virginia creeper and grape leaves.

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