7818 – Protambulux strigilis,

Streaked Sphinxmoth 

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Freshly emerged adult

adult variability

General Species Information

Host Plant: cashew family, also Brazilian Pepper

Historical Range: Florida Caribbean and Central America

Our Experience with this Species: This is the Keys most common sphingid species. They are found throughout the year in ever location we have surveyed

Notes: There has been conciderable confusion between this species and P. carteri

Distribution Chart

K. Largo   Marath. Ba. Hond     B.P.K.   No Name  Sck. Isd.    K. West
Colored box indicates adult of this species has been confirmed on that island

Adult Flight Chart

  Jan.       Feb.     Mar.     Apr.    May     Jun.      Jul.       Aug.     Sep.     Oct.     Nov.     Dec.
Colored box indicates adult of this species has been confirmed in that month

References

Freshly emerged adult

Final instar larva