Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1290813

Spurge hawkmoth
Hyles euphorbiae

Observation date: May 16, 2021
Submitted by: botanist18
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This moth was found on my parking lot on a somewhat cloudy day. I picked it up, and it didn't fly away. After 5 minutes of picking it up and putting it on a petunia, it was able to fly away.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: May 18, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, South Dakota, Union County