Attributes of Erinnyis crameri

Cramer's sphinx
Erinnyis crameri (Schaus, 1898)

Family: Sphingidae
Subfamily: Macroglossinae
Identification: Upperside of abdomen is gray, without black bands, and the underside does not have black spots. Forewing upperside is dark brown, and it may have pale yellow brown patches at the tip and along the inner edge. Hindwing upperside is dull orange with a narrow black border.
Wing Span: 3 1/4 - 3 3/4 inches (8.3 - 9.5 cm).
Life History: Caterpillars spin cocoons on the soil surface.
Flight: . July-August in the southern United States.
Caterpillar Hosts: Various plants in the dogbane family (Apocynaceae).
Adult Food: Probably flower nectar.
Habitat: Tropical and subtropical lowlands and foothills.
Range: Paraguay north through Central America, Mexico, and the West Indies. Strays north to south Florida, South Texas, Arizona, and southern California.
Conservation: Not usually required.
NCGR: G5 - Demonstrably secure globally, though it may be quite rare in parts of its range, especially at the periphery.
Management Needs: None reported.
Taxonomy Notes:

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November 13, 1984 kellyrichers (Kelly M. Richers) Maricopa County, Arizona, United States January 28, 2009 Details
August 01, 1999 legacy.reporter (M. Smith & J. Tuttle) Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States January 28, 2009 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Cochise County, Arizona, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Gila County, Arizona, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Maricopa County, Arizona, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Pima County, Arizona, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Yavapai County, Arizona, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Los Angeles County, California, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Riverside County, California, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter San Diego County, California, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Monroe County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Palm Beach County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Baja California Norte, Mexico December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Chihuahua, Mexico December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Sonora, Mexico December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Platte County, Nebraska, United States December 31, 2004 Details