7851 – Enyo lugubris,

Mournful Sphinx 

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Adult female

Adult female

Final instar larva

General Species Information

Host Plant: Virginia Creeper, Grape species, Cissus,  Vitus

Historical Range: SE USA, Caribbean and Cenral America

Our Experience with this Species: While the mournful sphinx can be abundant on the mainland of Florida, we have encountered this species infrequently in the Keys. It has been takenn on Key Largo, Bahia Honda, Big Pine, and No Name Keys in the months of March, May, June and December

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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