Galium Sphinx Moth Hyles gallii (Rottemburg, 1775)  Synonyms: Bedstraw Hawkmoth, Hodges #7893.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Lepidoptera   >   Family Sphingidae   >   Genus Hyles   


BugGuide: Larvae feed on Bedstraw (Rubiaceae: Galium spp.), Willow-herb/Fireweed (Chamerion and Epilobium spp.), and other plants in the Onagraceae (Evening Primrose family).

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A Galium Sphinx Moth caterpillar in Allegany Co., Maryland (10/10/2017). Determined by Steve Scholnick. Photo by Kimberly Booth. (MBP list)

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