Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1301578

Bedstraw hawkmoth
Hyles gallii

Observation date: July 17, 2021
Submitted by: Carol Boyce
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The caterpillar was about 2.5 inches long and was moving slowly across an asphalt path as I walked by. I decided to take a photo, and when I returned a moment later, there was a wasp on the caterpillar. The weather was calm, overcast/smoky and 14 degrees Celsius. The area is in a public park in a boreal forest.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: February 17, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, Alberta