#7832 alope

Alope Sphinx

Erinnyis alope (Drury, 1773)

Family: Sphingidae

Status: Rare stray.

Larval Hostplant(s):  Papaya and other plants in the Caraciceae family.

Range: A tropical species breeding as far north as southern Texas and Florida, straying north from there.

NENHP Ranking: Not listed

Broods/Flight Times: One to multiple broods depending on latitude.

Habitat: .

Avg. Wingspan: 3 1/4 – 4 Inches

Found at:

Overwintering: As pupa in the soil.

Similar Species:


🔗Links: Moth Photographers Group, BugGuide.net.

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