Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1227092

Bedstraw hawkmoth
Hyles gallii

Observation date: August 17, 2019
Date notes: 2 of 2 feeding on fireweed, in adjacent outcropping.
Submitted by: wildebynature
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Sunny, 23 degrees celcius, windy. Approximately 750mm (3 inches) long. Feeding voraciously on fireweed , Chamerion angustifolium.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: February 17, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, British Columbia