7834 – Erinnyis ello,
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3rd instar larvae
Freshly emerged male
Final instar larva
General Species Information
Host Plant: Polyphagous. Larvae have been recorded eating plants from the following families: Caricaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Myrtaceae, Sapotaceae
Historical Range: Much of the USA, Central and South America
Our Experience with this Species: This is perhaps our most commonly encountered sphingid species. It is frequently found in numbers on all Keys we have surveyed in all months of the year.
K. Largo Marath. Ba. Hond B.P.K. No Name Sck. Isd. K. West
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Adult Flight Chart
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