Attributes of Protambulyx strigilis

Streaked sphinx
Protambulyx strigilis (Linnaeus, 1771)

Family: Sphingidae
Subfamily: Sphinginae
Identification: Inner margin of forewing is indented. Upperside of forewing is pale yellowish gray in the pale form and reddish brown in the dark form. Both have a distinct submarginal line and a dark band along the indentation in the inner margin. Hindwing upperside of the pale form is deep golden orange with dark bands; dark form has orangish brown hindwing. Hindwing underside of both forms has irregular transverse lines, a distinct submarginal line, and a pale outer margin.
Wing Span: 4 1/4 - 5 1/4 inches (10.8 - 13.4 cm).
Life History: Not reported.
Flight: . July in Florida.
Caterpillar Hosts: Various species of Anacardium, Spondias, Erythroxylon, and Comocladia; all in the cashew family (Anacardiaceae).
Adult Food: Not reported.
Habitat: Tropical and subtropical lowlands.
Range: Argentina and Central America north through the West Indies to southern Florida.
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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May 14, 2014 totonka Palm Beach County, Florida, United States August 10, 2014 Details
January 03, 2014 greenolive Broward County, Florida, United States January 04, 2014 Details
November 10, 2013 cody_ebra Hillsborough County, Florida, United States December 10, 2013 Details
February 08, 2013 brashj Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States February 08, 2013 Details
September 23, 2012 JamieByrnes Pasco County, Florida, United States September 23, 2012 Details
April 30, 2012 bentert Collier County, Florida, United States May 01, 2012 Details
April 19, 2012 a.saccharum Hillsborough County, Florida, United States April 19, 2012 Details
March 27, 2012 molejk Pinellas County, Florida, United States March 27, 2012 Details
February 03, 2012 ROBERT JESSBERGER Lee County, Florida, United States February 03, 2012 Details
January 28, 2012 plleonard@sympatico.ca Palm Beach County, Florida, United States February 02, 2012 Details
January 23, 2012 cldelage Brevard County, Florida, United States January 25, 2012 Details
December 24, 2011 stilwellsa Lee County, Florida, United States December 24, 2011 Details
December 09, 2011 NobleNote Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States December 18, 2011 Details
November 15, 2011 Knightbane Broward County, Florida, United States November 17, 2011 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Collier County, Florida, 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 Hendry County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Highlands County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Lee County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Manatee County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Monroe County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
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January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Galveston County, Texas, United States December 31, 2004 Details