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Erinnyis ello (Linnaeus, 1758)

Имаго  Erinnyis ello


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Bombycoidea family Sphingidae subfamily Macroglossinae tribe Dilophonotini subtribe Dilophonotina genus Erinnyis → species Erinnyis ello

Species name(s)

Erinnyis ello (Linnaeus, 1758) = Sphinx ello Linnaeus, 1758 = cinifera Zikán, 1934 = omorfia Mooser, 1942 = Anceryx ello = Dilophonota ello.


Zoogeographical regions

Nearctic, Neotropic.


75—85 mm.

Имаго  Erinnyis ello

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan: 75 - 85 mm. [135]. Vasiliy Feoktistov.


  • Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia
    It migrates from July to October, to the north, in Central America, Mexico, the West Indies and the United States to South Florida, Texas, Arizona, Southern California and Southern Nevada [135]. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Larva food plants

  • Carica papaya, Cnidoscolus angustidens, Euphorbia pulcherrima, Psidium sp., Bumelia angustifolia, Bumelia celastrina, Manilkara bahamensis, Bumelia salicifolia, Poinsettia heterophylla [135]. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Subspecies Erinnyis ello


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Alex Dumchus.

Text data: Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.



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23.10.2014 12:25, Peter Khramov

Basil, about the migration of butterflies talk tomorrow at the meeting. This page is no longer Saurimo.

23.10.2014 12:24, Peter Khramov Corrected data.

Zoogeographical regions: Neotropic → Nearctic, Neotropic.

22.10.2014 7:03, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Zoogeographical regions: No formalized data → Neotropic. Wingspan: No formalized data → 75—85 mm.

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