Scientific name for Snowberry Clearwing Moth Hemaris diffinis is currently incorrect

At the time of this posting Snowberry Clearwing is associated with Hemaris aethra not H. diffinis.

You should add a flag on the taxon page so moderators will change the common name (click on curation button).


I have always refered to H. diffinis as the Snowberry Clearwing, even before iNat. It has been called Snowberry Clearwing in all my guidebooks and online resources.

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H. aethra is a different species from H. diffinis = Snowberry Clearwing.


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