7834 – Erinnyis ello,

Ello Sphinx 

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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.

Notes

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

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