Erinnyis obscura (Fabricius, 1775)
Status: Rare stray.
Larval Hostplant(s): Papaya and other plants in the Caraciceae family as well as plants in the dogbane (Apocynaceae) and spurge (Euphorbiaceae) families.
Range: A tropical species breeding as far north as the southern tier of states in the US, straying north from there.
NENHP Ranking: Not listed
Broods/Flight Times: One to multiple broods depending on latitude. Late summer in Nebraska.
Avg. Wingspan: 2 1/4 – 2 1/2 Inches
Overwintering: As pupa in the soil.