Guadeloupe, Les Saintes, Terre de Bas, 31-I-84

Erinnyis lassauxi (Boisduval 1859)

Sphingidae Macroglossinae

Biology and distribution

Larva on Manihot esculenta, Euphorbiaceae (Chalumeau and Delplanque), Carica papaya, Caricaceae and Sarcostemma glauca, Asclepiadaceae (Moss).

Uncommun in Guadeloupe and Martinique.
Les Saintes: Terre de Bas.

Greater Antilles.

From United States to Argentina.


Similar species

Erinnyis alope (hindwings with a wide yellow patch).
Erinnyis crameri (grey abdomen).
Erinnyis oenotrus (border shaded off on hindwings).

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