Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 916635

Alope sphinx
Erinnyis alope

Observation date: August 16, 2013
Submitted by: sprsxy
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Both caterpillars were on a young papaya tree,its was hot,so they were no longer eating,but they had been eating the leaves,both had had a horn on tail ,were observed with both species on same leaf and both had black and red marking on head. The green one had little red dots down its side and brown one had a head slightly wider than body.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: August 16, 2013
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Florida, Miami-Dade County, United States