Reserva Ecológica Costanera Sur

Sitio realizado por aficionados a la observación de aves desde 10 de enero 2006

Ello sphinx moth - Erinnyis ello


Order Lepidoptera
Family Sphingidae
Adult
Ello sphinx moth
12-04-10 © Lucas Damer
Caterpillar
Ello sphinx moth
07-12-13 © Juan Pablo Muszkats
Ello sphinx moth
07-12-13 © Juan Pablo Muszkats

Lucas tells us that "On 14th March, 2010 I found this Sphingidae caterpillar at the Lizard Parth some 300 meters away from Viamonte Cabin. It was feeding on Sapium haematospermum. It hatched on April 10th turning into this beautiful moth which Ezequiel Nuñez Bustos identified as Erinnyis ello"
Ello sphinx moth
16-03-10 © Lucas Damer
Ello sphinx moth
12-04-10 © Lucas Damer
Ello sphinx moth
12-04-10 © Lucas Damer

With the pupa

Ello sphinx moth
12-04-10 © Lucas Damer