Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1342074

Bedstraw hawkmoth
Hyles gallii

Observation date: August 31, 2022
Submitted by: yeraunt
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Flew into our house. We trapped and let go and it flew back in!!!!! about 70 degrees Fahrenheit, dark at this time in Sussex County, Northern NJ, USA
Status: Resident
Verified by: BarbSendelbach
Verified date: September 01, 2022
Coordinator notes: Nice find! Yeah, you have to turn your lights out inside and the lights on outside to let them fly out and stay out! lol I have not seen one in years. I'll be outside tonight. Maybe it'll make it's way over to me in Lafayette. ;)
Checklist region(s): United States, New Jersey, Sussex County