bumblebee moth

noun
variants: or bumblebee clearwing or less commonly bumblebee clearwing moth or bumblebee hawk moth or bumblebee hawkmoth

Definition of bumblebee moth

: a yellow and black hawk moth (especially genus Hemaris) that resembles a bumblebee in appearance and is often active during the day especially : snowberry clearwing — compare hummingbird moth

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“Bumblebee moth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bumblebee%20moth. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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