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Oenotrus Sphinx

Erinnyis oenotrus

Description:

Some type of Sphinx...I get lots of them...Found it in the fence of my house in the daytime but resting.

Habitat:

Gallery Forest. 900 Meters-3000 feet above sea level, next to Tanaca National Park, a Pasture , and in a Garden with Endemic trees, plants and flowers of Costa Rica.

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 2 years ago
Oenotrus Sphinx
Erinnyis oenotrus File:Erinnyis oenotrus MHNT dos.jpg - Wikipedia


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4 Comments

Got it! Thank you so much, will edit... : )

bayucca
bayucca 2 years ago

Note the reddish, double-lined bow and yellowish patch on the forewing. I could see these markings only in Oenotrus.

Thank you so much bayucca...What do you think about this one? the jagged wings are so familiar when I was looking at it....? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erinnyis_o...

bayucca
bayucca 2 years ago

Sphingidae, Macroglossinae, Dilophonotini, Erinnyis oenotrus.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erinnyis_o...
http://www.silkmoths.m.bizland.com/Sphin...

Alfaro, Provincia Alajuela, Costa Rica

Spotted on Feb 26, 2019
Submitted on Feb 26, 2019

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