Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Adhemarius ypsilon (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)

Family: Sphingidae
Subfamily: Sphinginae
Wing Span: The wingspan is 89–117 mm for males and 107–126 mm for females.
Life History:
Caterpillar Hosts: The larvae feed on several species in the plant genus Ocotea (including Ocotea veraguensis, Ocotea atirrensis, Ocotea sarah and Ocotea dendrodaphne).
Adult Food:
Range: Found from Costa Rica, Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Venezuela, French Guiana, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia.
Management Needs:
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