Martinique, Presqu'île de la Caravelle, 29-VIII-84

Erinnyis crameri (Schaus 1898)

Sphingidae Macroglossinae


Detail of the hindwings

Erinnyis crameri
Erinnyis oenotrus


Biology and distribution

Larva on Tabernaemontana spp. in Puerto-Rico and Brazil (Apocynaceae). Might live on T. citrifolia L. in the French Antilles (Pinchon).

Rare, in Guadeloupe and Martinique, in xerophilic zone.
Marie-Galante.

St-Lucia (Pinchon).
Greater Antilles.

From southern United States to Paraguay.

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Similar species

Erinnyis oenotrus (border shaded off on hindwings).
Erinnyis alope (abdomen with dark patches).
Erinnyis lassauxi (abdomen with dark patches).


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