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Erinnyis ello (Ello Sphinx)

Wikipedia Abstract

Erinnyis ello, commonly known as the "ello sphinx", is a moth of the family Sphingidae. It is distributed from Argentina through Central America to the United States as far north as Nevada.The wingspan is 75–85 mm. The abdomen has gray and black bands. The forewing upperside of the female is pale gray with a few dark dots near the outer margin, while the forewing upperside of the male is dark gray and brown with a black band running from the base to the tip.
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Prey / Diet

Allamanda cathartica (golden trumpet)[1]
Araujia sericifera (moth plant)[1]
Euphorbia gymnoclada[1]
Euphorbia prostrata (prostrate sandmat)[1]
Euphorbia pulcherrima (poinsettia)[1]
Hevea brasiliensis (rubber tree)[1]
Manihot carthaginensis subsp. glaziovii (ceara rubbertree)[1]
Manihot esculenta (cassava)[1]
Psidium guajava (common guava)[2]
Ricinus communis (Castor-Oil Plant)[1]
Solanum lycopersicum (Currant Tomato)[1]
Stillingia tenella (gumtree)[1]



Attributes / relations provided by
1HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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