Hyles gallii

Hyles gallii
(Rottemburg, 1775) Sphinx gallii
Bedstraw Hawk Moth or Gallium Sphinx

Hyles gallii, Apalachin, Tioga County, New York,
June 4, 2011, courtesy of Colleen Wolpert.

It is interesting to me that Colleen Wolpert has reported Hyles gallii, in Apalachin, Tioga County, New York, on August 15, 2010, and on June 4, 2011.

I suspect the mid August 2010 sighting was an attempt at a partial second brood. Perhaps larvae would be able to mature before cold weather set in, but it would probably require a warm late summer, early fall.

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Family: Sphingidae
Subfamily: Macroglossinae
Genus: Hyles (Hubner, 1819) was Sphinx...........
Species: gallii (Rottenburg, 1775)


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