ERINNYIS ELLO ENCANTADA
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Family: Sphingidae, Latreille, 1802
Subfamily: Macroglossinae, Harris, 1839
Tribe: Dilophonotini, Burmeister, 1878
Genus: Erinnyis Hubner,  ...........
Species: ello encantada Kernbach, 1962
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Erinnyis ello encantada
(Wing span: ), flies on the Galapagos Islands, the specimen type
Erinnyis ello encantada probably
broods continuously in the tropics.
Adults nectar at flowers.
Adults eclose from pupae formed in loose
cocoons spun among surface litter.
SCENTING AND MATING:
Females call in the males with a
pheromone released from a gland at the tip of
EGGS, LARVAE, PUPAE:
Larvae feed on
Hippomane mancinella, Psidium guajaba, and Chamaesyce viminia
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