Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1215823

Spurge hawkmoth
Hyles euphorbiae

Observation date: July 10, 2019
Submitted by: mschultz
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Two years running I have observed scores of these in a relative small locale. They are feasting on leafy spurge plants that are intermixed with milkweed, however, they are not found on the milkweed.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: February 11, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Michigan, Cheboygan County