Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 732109

Ello sphinx
Erinnyis ello

Observation date: August 20, 2012
Date notes: Yellow Flood Lights provided light when discovered
Submitted by: Martin Wolf
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Attached to underside of mature 14 inch Papaya Leaf along main center vien, consuming entire leaf in 3 days, leaving .125 to .25 inch diameter dropings on surface below. Length approx 2 inches, diameter .25 - .33 inch body diameter
Status: Resident
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: September 03, 2012
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Florida, St. Lucie County