Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1298206

Bedstraw hawkmoth
Hyles gallii

Observation date: July 02, 2021
Submitted by: NathanielHannemann
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Was eating fireweed flowers and fruits between the my house and the alley at my garden in Lendrum. The caterpillar spent about 10-15min doing nothing between foraging sessions. The weather has been record breaking heat. It also finally rained about 1hr afterwards. There is also a more immature caterpillar nearby.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: July 03, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, Alberta