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Erinnyis guttularis

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Sphingidae
Scientific name  Erinnyis guttalaris
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Erinnyis
Rank  Species
Erinnyis guttularis
Similar  Erinnyis lassauxii, Erinnyis crameri, Erinnyis oenotrus, Erinnyis alope, Erinnyis obscura

Erinnyis guttularis is a species of moth in the family Sphingidae. It was described by Walker, in 1856. It is known from Cuba, Jamaica and the Dominican Republic.

It is the smallest species of the Erinnyis genus. The hindwing upperside is almost uniformly brown. The anal area of hindwing underside white. The forewing upperside similar to that of Erinnyis ello ello females but with an evident narrow median longitudinal black streak.

Adults are probably on wing year round.

The larvae probably feed on Carica papaya, Jatropha and Allamanda species.

References

Erinnyis guttularis Wikipedia


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