Male

Guadeloupe, Piton de Sainte-Rose, 2-I-84

Female

Guadeloupe, Petit-Bourg, Hauteurs Lézarde, -XII-80

Erinnyis ello (Linnaeus 1758)

Sphingidae Macroglossinae


Biology and distribution

Larva on papaya (Carica papaya, Caricaceae), Euphorbiaceae: Manihot esculenta, Poinsettia pulcherrima (Chalumeau and Delplanque), Sebastiania, Sapium (Haxaire), and Sapotaceae: Manilkara (Haxaire).

Common everywhere, in Guadeloupe and Martinique.
Marie-Galante, St-Martin, St-Bartholomew (Pinchon).

Throughout the Antilles.

From Canada to Argentina.

Legend


Similar species

Erinnyis obscura (grey abdomen).


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