#7850 fadus

Fadus Sphinx

Aellopos fadus (Cramer, 1776)

Family: Sphingidae

Status: Very rare stray

Larval Hostplant(s): Tropical plants in the Madder (Rubiacea) family

Range: This moth is a resident in the tropics with breeding populations into Texas and Florida.

NENHP Ranking: Not listed

Broods/Flight Times: Reported to be single brooded in the southern United States.

Habitat: .

Avg. Wingspan: 2 1/4 – 2 3/4 Inches

Found at:

Overwintering: As pupa in the soil.

Similar Species:


đź”—Links: Moth Photographers Group, BugGuide.net.

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