Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1268487

Bedstraw hawkmoth
Hyles gallii

Observation date: August 13, 2020
Submitted by: EpicDropTerra
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found on a residential property driveway in close proximity to plantain, clover and grass species. Lilac and rose bushes within 10 meters. The caterpillar appeared to be excavating a burrow or otherwise 'digging'. A sunny but cool day (approx. 18 degrees C) in advance of a rainy day anticipated the day after the observation.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: February 17, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, British Columbia