Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1230695

Bedstraw hawkmoth
Hyles gallii

Observation date: September 02, 2019
Submitted by: JaimeeT13
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found on my porch. I tried looking at the NYSDEC’s identification list and couldn’t find it. We have lots of interesting moths around here as it’s a rural area but I’ve yet to see this kind.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: September 03, 2019
Coordinator notes: I would suggest this site for trying to ID a moth. http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu/Plates.shtml Read through the intro then click on Walking Through the Moth Families. Plus, of course, helping you is one of the reasons we're here.
Checklist region(s): United States, New York, Cattaraugus County