Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1341774

Bedstraw hawkmoth
Hyles gallii

Observation date: August 29, 2022
Submitted by: MalfesiM
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: It was a sunny hot day and the moth caterpillar was observed on a gravel path. The path is located in Blakeburn Lagoons park Port Coquitlam, in the center of a restored park, near the large ponds. The nearby vegetation includes thimbleberry, invasive blackberry, and grasses. The insect was struggling to walk across the gravel and sand.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: September 25, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, British Columbia