#7834 ello

Ello Sphinx

Erinnyis ello (Linnaeus, 1758)

Family: Sphingidae

Status: Rare stray

Larval Hostplant(s): Various subtropical plants, none of which occur in Nebraska.

Range: A resident in southern portions of Florida, Texas, Arizona and California, straying north from there.

NENHP Ranking: Not listed

Broods/Flight Times: Most strays are found from mid-summer into autumn.


Avg. Wingspan: 3 – 3 1/4 Inches

Found at:

Overwintering: Not in our area.

Similar Species:


Ello Sphinx, Hall Co., NE, July 7 2022 Crane Trust staff
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