Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1223019

Alope sphinx
Erinnyis alope

Observation date: July 18, 2019
Submitted by: Keysgirl
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Observed eating Carica papaya. When disturbed curled up to display "eye" in defense!
Status: Resident
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: August 05, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Florida, Monroe County