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890152 – 7832   Erinnyis alope (Drury, 1773)
             Alope Sphinx

© Aaron Cavosie
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Synonymy: Sphinx alope Drury, 1773
Anceryx edwardsii Butler, 1881
Sphinx fasciata Swainson, 1823
Sphinx flavicans Goeze, 1780
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hodges, R. W., 1971. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 21:p. 98; pl. 9.3. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at Bill Oehlke's moth website - Erinnyis alope
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Tuttle, J. P., 2007. Hawk Moths of North America: p. 133; pl. 4.5.
Erinnyis alope
78mm – © Archbold Biological Station
Erinnyis alope
80mm – © Jim Vargo
Erinnyis alope
© Ron Votaw
Erinnyis alope
© McGuire Center LG

Erinnyis alope
© Teá Montagna LG
5th Instar - Brown Form
Erinnyis alope
© Teá Montagna LG
5th Instar - Green Form
Erinnyis alope
© Teá Montagna LG
4th Instar - Green Form
Erinnyis alope
© Teá Montagna LG
3rd Instar - Green Form

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