Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1258222

Spurge hawkmoth
Hyles euphorbiae

Observation date: July 05, 2020
Submitted by: Julesalexa
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: It's 90 degrees out! This is the largest congregation of spurge hawk moth caterpillars I have seen in years. Saw 1 moth this morning on the side of our horse barn.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: February 01, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Michigan, Otsego County