Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 977671

Ello sphinx
Erinnyis ello

Observation date: June 06, 2014
Submitted by: 3ratties
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Warm, sunny morning. I saw one of my dogs playing with one earlier. A dead one. Then I found this one. I touched it with a twig and it was very aggressive. This larva was under a Cnidoscolus chayamansa tree and close to passion vine.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: June 07, 2014
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Florida