what is it

Shirley L. Carpenter September 14, 2008

another pic of it #998396

Shirley L. Carpenter September 14, 2008

Thanks for looking... #6453392

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe September 14, 2008

I don't know and I don't want to know! I just don't want it on me!! LOL #6453662

Karen Engelbreth September 14, 2008

Great find and macro shot, Shirley! #6453663

Bonnie C. Lackey September 14, 2008

It's a hummingbird moth, Shirley. Won't hurt you! If you look closely at one, it's body looks so soft and silky. #6453726

George L. Stanley September 14, 2008

Hi Shirly, nice capture, its a hummingbird moth, below is a link to some more great pics of these awsome creatures. George #6453740

William C. Raco level-classic September 14, 2008

yep, hummingbird moth, Shirley
We have lots of them in my garden

Carol Sawyer September 14, 2008

Fantastic find and capture, Shirley!! I have never seen one before! #6453993

Lorraine A. Cook September 14, 2008


Above is a site that has A LOT of insect photos and may help identify this 'critter', Shirley!!

Never heard nor seen a hummingbird moth...but it looks better than my cicada killer wasps!(LOL)<:)) #6454082

Claudia Kuhn level-classic September 14, 2008

Terrific action capture Shirley! #6454453

JO ANN CLEVELAND September 14, 2008

Yep, Hummingbird moth, and that thing coming out of it's mouth is what they dip deep in a flower and get "whatever they get"! lol Some long tongue or sipper, huh?

Nice capture girl

jo ann c.


Shirley L. Carpenter September 14, 2008

Thanks for the great comments and response..Now I know what it is... It came in the spring and it was the only one.. must of got lost..Tomorrow a strange looking dragon fly!!! Thanks again!! #6454955

Stefania Barbier level-addict September 15, 2008

no idea what it is... great capture! #6455581

Shirley L. Carpenter September 15, 2008

Thanks Stefania!!! #6457298

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna September 16, 2008

It started out as a tomato worm, Shirley!!! You got a great shot of it!!!!! ♫ :-) k #6463032

Shirley L. Carpenter November 06, 2008

Thanks!! #6716518

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I think it might be some kind of a moth??? Ugly!! Big body, small wings..and that thing coming out of its face..Hand held..

Exif: Model: HP psc1400

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